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Two Bomb Explosions Kill 3 Security Forces In Peninsula Sinai: Egypt Officials

Dec 18, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

Egypt has been battling an Islamic State-led insurgency in the Sinai that intensified after the military overthrew an Islamist president in 2013.

Three Killed In Bomb Blast In Pakistan's Quetta City

Oct 25, 2020 PTI

Three people have been killed and seven others injured as a bomb blast jolted Pakistan’s Quetta City.


Car Bombing In Afghanistan Kills 12, Wounds More Than 100

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.

2019 Pulwama-like Bombing Averted In J&K, IED Found In Car; Driver Escapes

May 28, 2020 Naseer Ganai

'A major incident of a vehicle-borne IED blast was averted by timely action of Pulwama Police, CRPF and Army,' Kashmir Zone Police said


Inzamam-ul-Haq Recounts Horror Of 2002 Karachi Blast

Pakistan and New Zealand series was abandoned after the bomb blast which killed 14 including the bomber

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21 April, 2020

ICC Anti-Corruption Council Official Relives Horror Of Sri Lanka's Easter Bombings

PTI

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


18 December, 2019

Court Finds Four Guilty, One Acquitted In 2008 Jaipur Serial Blasts Case

PTI

Eight serial bomb blasts had rocked Jaipur on May 13, 2008 that had left nearly 70 people dead and 185 injured


27 July, 2019

'I Don't Know My Relatives': 3 Kashmiris, Acquitted After 23 Years In Jail, Are Now Strangers In Their Own Home

Naseer Ganai

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.


25 July, 2019

At Least Ten Killed As Kabul Hit By Three Bombings

Outlook Web Bureau

At least 41 people were also wounded in the attacks in the capital, said Wahidullah Mayar, a spokesman for country's health ministry.


18 May, 2019

Afghanistan Bomb Blast: 4 Killed, 14 Injured In Herat

Outlook Web Bureau

Though no particular group has claimed responsibility for the attack, locals have blamed Taliban militants for it.


18 May, 2019

India Offers Sri Lanka Full Support In Dealing With Threat Of 'Jihadi Terrorism'

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


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05 May, 2019

Sri Lanka Expels 600 Foreign Nationals Including 200 Islamic Clerics After Easter Bombings

Outlook Web Bureau

"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.


30 April, 2019

Sri Lanka Blasts: US Warns Of More Attacks By Active Members Of Terror Group Still At Large

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


30 April, 2019

Sri Lanka Easter Attacks: Police Arrest Three Suspects, Seize Van

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


30 April, 2019

Kerala Man, A Follower Of Sri Lanka Blasts Mastermind, Planned To Launch Suicide Attack: NIA

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


27 April, 2019

‘Avoid Non-Essential Travel To Sri Lanka’: India Issues Advisory To Citizens

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


27 April, 2019

US Advises Citizens To Reconsider Travel To Sri Lanka After Terror Attacks

Outlook Web Bureau

The United States Department raised the travel risk to Level 3 in a travel advisory issued Friday.


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27 April, 2019

Sri Lanka Terror Attack: 6 Children, 3 Women Among 15 Killed In Raids

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


Photo Gallery

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.

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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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