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Bomb attack kills three in Chabahar city of Iran: state media

TEHRAN: bomb attack on a police command post killed at least three people in the port city of Chabahar in southeastern region of Iran on Thursday, state media reported. The television said several people were also wounded in the terrorist attack. The official IRNA news agency said it was a car bombing. Sistan-Baluchistan province, where the bombing hit, has long been a flashpoint, with a number of attacks reported in recent past. The report went on to say that shooting could also be heard in the city. Details were…

Three policemen martyred in DI Khan bomb attack

DI KHAN: Three police personnel were martyred while District Police Officer (DPO) Dera Ismail Khan escaped unscathed in a bomb attack that targeted convoy of the DPO here on Saturday, ARY News reported. The convoy was targeted with a remote-controlled roadside bomb at Hathali area while it was returning after conducting an operation in Kulachi tehsil. Security forces cordoned off the area following the incident and launched a search operation. One policeman also got injured in the attack who was right away shifted to…

Saint Petersburg supermarket bomber arrested

MOSCOW: The perpetrator of the bomb attack which tore through a Saint Petersburg supermarket wounding 18 people was arrested on Saturday, a Russian news agency reported. "The organiser and direct perpetrator who triggered an improvised explosive device on December 27 in a supermarket in Saint Petersburg was arrested during a special operation by the FSB", the security services said, according to Interfax. "The suspect is being questioned," a spokeswoman for the Russian Investigative Committee, Svetlana Petrenko,…

Syria evacuees bomb attack death toll rises to 112: monitor

DAMASCUS: The death toll in a suicide car bomb attack on buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns has risen to at least 112, a monitoring group said on Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that 98 evacuees from the northern towns of Fuaa and Kafraya were killed when an explosives-laden vehicle hit their buses at a transit point west of Aleppo on Saturday. It said the remainder of the dead were aid workers and rebels tasked with guarding the buses. It warned the death toll…

15 injured in Hyderabad cracker bomb attack

HYDERABAD: At least 15 people including children were injured in a ‘cracker bomb’ attack beneath Sakhi Wahab flyover in Hyderabad on Sunday, ARY News reported. Eyewitnesses said assailants riding a bike hurled cracker bomb on a market of old clothes beneath Sakhi Wahab flyover. A large contingent of Rangers and police reached the site and cordoned off the area, while, the injured were shifted to hospital for medical aid. This should be noted that Pakistan has recently become victim of a wave of terrorist…

Investigation team arrives at Shah Noorani shrine, visits bombing scene

HUB: An investigation team comprised of seven members arrived at the shrine of Shah Noorani, the scene of a huge bomb attack on Saturday that claimed around 50 lives of the devotees of the shrine, ARY News reported on Tuesday. The seven-member investigation team headed by deputy commissioner Khuzdar Suhail-ur-Rehman Baloch included members from the Military Intelligence (MI), Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), Intelligence Bureau (IB), Special Branch, Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) and police investigators. The…

Teenager dead, 13 hurt in attack on Imambargah in Karachi

KARACHI: A teenager was killed and around 13 people were injured in a cracker bomb attack on an Imambargah in FC Area, Liaquatabad, of Karachi, ARY News reported. Sources say a Majlis (religious gathering) was underway in the place of worship when two unknown assailants riding a motorcycle hurled the cracker bomb on the Imambargah in Liaquatabad No 4 area. One teenager was killed while 13 others were injured as a result of the blast. The dead and the injured were immediately shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital Karachi for…

German police capture man suspected of planning bomb attack

BERLIN: German police said on Monday they had captured a man suspected of planning a bomb attack who had slipped through their grasp during a raid two days ago. Police had been looking for 22-year-old Syrian refugee Jaber Albakr since he evaded them during a raid on an apartment in the eastern city of Chemnitz, where they found several hundred grammes of explosive. "Tired but overjoyed: we captured the terror suspect last night in Leipzig," Saxony state police said on Twitter. Spiegel Online, without citing a source,…