Egypt has been battling an Islamic State-led insurgency in the Sinai that intensified after the military overthrew an Islamist president in 2013.
Three people have been killed and seven others injured as a bomb blast jolted Pakistan’s Quetta City.
The head of a hospital in Ghor, Mohammad Omer Lalzad, said emergency staff were treating dozens of people with both serious and light injuries from the bombing. He expected the death toll to rise.
'A major incident of a vehicle-borne IED blast was averted by timely action of Pulwama Police, CRPF and Army,' Kashmir Zone Police said
Pakistan and New Zealand series was abandoned after the bomb blast which killed 14 including the bomber
Steve Richardson was staying on the ninth floor of the hotel in Colombo, one of the six locations where bombs went off in a series of blasts, killing and injuring hundreds of people across Sri Lanka
Eight serial bomb blasts had rocked Jaipur on May 13, 2008 that had left nearly 70 people dead and 185 injured
On July 22, 2019, the Rajasthan High court acquitted Mohammad Ali Bhat and four other Kashmiris -- Abdul Goni (57), Mirza Nisar Hussain (39), Latif Ahmed Waja (42) Javed Khan -- in the Samleti blast case.
At least 41 people were also wounded in the attacks in the capital, said Wahidullah Mayar, a spokesman for country's health ministry.
Though no particular group has claimed responsibility for the attack, locals have blamed Taliban militants for it.
Indian authorities shared intelligence with Sri Lanka before the serial blasts rocked the neighbouring country. However, Sri Lankan authorities failed to act on the intelligence inputs.
"Considering the current situation in the country, we have reviewed the visas system and took a decision to tighten visa restrictions for religious teachers," Sri Lanka Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena said.
The US Embassy in Colombo has said that at the request of the Sri Lankan Government, US security experts were working closely with their Sri Lankan partners on "fulfilling short term, specific objectives" related to the recent attacks and to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Powerful blasts ripped through three churches and as many luxury hotels on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka, killing 253 people and injuring more than 500 others.
The accused, 29, has reportedly confessed to have been inspired by Zahran Hashim, the alleged mastermind behind last Sunday's suicide bombings in Sri Lanka in which at least 250 died.
The Sri Lankan government has beefed up the security in the country post the deadly bombings that claimed more than 250 lives. A nation-wide emergency including night time curfew is in place at present which may also affect travel within Sri Lanka.
The United States Department raised the travel risk to Level 3 in a travel advisory issued Friday.
The security forces continue their hunt for members of the local terror group National Thowheeth Jamath (NTJ) which was behind the deadly Easter Sunday bombings.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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