Posts Tagged ‘Explosion’

Death toll of Tripoli electoral commission attack reaches 16: officials

  • 2 May 2018 - 14:35
Death toll of Tripoli electoral commission attack reaches 16: officials

The death toll of the attack on the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) in Tripoli's Ghout Al-Shaal has reached 16 and injuries reached 19, according to the field hospital official Mohammed Damja, who talked to local media. The attack was conducted by three suicide bombers, two of whom...

Checkpoint for Libyan eastern forces blasted, three killed

  • 21 February 2018 - 11:01
Checkpoint for Libyan eastern forces blasted, three killed

Local media in Libya reported Wednesday that three people were killed in an explosion that hit a checkpoint in western Waddan town in Al-Jufra city in central Libya. The media reported that the checkpoint is operated by forces loyal to eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar and they suffered the...

Two car bombs blast near mosque in Libya’s Benghazi, 11 killed and scores injured

  • 23 January 2018 - 22:40
Two car bombs blast near mosque in Libya’s Benghazi, 11 killed and scores injured

Twin car bomb attack in eastern Benghazi, Libya, left 11 killed and more than 20 injured on Tuesday evening. According to sources near the explosion, the attack hit the area surrounding Al-Radwan mosque as worshippers were coming out from prayer. The sources reported eyewitnesses as saying...

Somalia’s capital blast killed 189 people, injured over 200

  • 15 October 2017 - 14:18
Somalia’s capital blast killed 189 people, injured over 200

The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed outside the Safari Hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu has risen to 189 with more than 200 injured. It is the single deadliest attack ever in the Horn of Africa nation. Police said a truck bomb exploded outside the Safari Hotel at...

Explosions in Damascus kill at least 40 in Shiite residence for Iraqis

  • 12 March 2017 - 13:32
Explosions in Damascus kill at least 40 in Shiite residence for Iraqis

Two explosions killed more than 40 people in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Saturday in an attack that seemed to target Shiites visiting holy sites from Iraq. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but there are a number of militant groups in Syria who target Shiites,...