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Eid day attack injures 4 in Pakistan – officials

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Officials say two suicide bombers tried to enter the Khanpur Imambargah but were intercepted by police

KARACHI, Pakistan (Sept. 13, 2016) — A suicide bomber injured 4 policemen, one critically, outside a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan in an attack claimed by the Pakistani Taliban as the country marked the beginning of the religious festival Eid al-Adha on Tuesday, September 13.  Continue reading Eid day attack injures 4 in Pakistan – officials

2 suicide bombers kill 22 in Nigeria

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The attack bears all the hallmarks of Boko Haram, who have regularly hit ‘soft’ civilian targets such as mosques, markets and bus stations, including with female suicide bombers

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Mar. 16, 2016) — At least 22 people were killed on Wednesday, March 16, when two women disguised as men blew themselves up during morning prayers at a mosque in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, rescue officials said.

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ISIS truck bomb kills 47 south of Baghdad

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ISLAMIC STATE ATTACK. Iraqi emergency responders inspect debris at the site of a truck bomb that exploded at a crowded checkpoint, in the Iraqi city of Hilla, south of Baghdad on March 6, 2016. Photo by Haidar Hamdani/AFP
The Islamic State claims responsibility for the deadly attack on a crowded checkpoint

HILLA, Iraq (Mar. 7, 2016) — A suicide truck bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group killed 47 people at a crowded checkpoint south of Baghdad Sunday, March 6, the deadliest such attack in Iraq this year.

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