Suicide bomber kills 8, injures 100-plus at Nigerian church

KADUNA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight people were killed Sunday and more than 100 others were injured when a suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden car into a church in north-central Nigeria, emergency officials said on Monday. There [...]

Suicide bomber kills 3 NATO soldiers, 11 Afghans in country’s east

KHOST CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed on Monday and nearly 60 others were injured when a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle detonated his explosives near a coalition convoy in eastern Afghanistan. The Taliban [...]

Somalia: At least 14 killed in twin bomb attacks in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed in a twin suicide bomb attack in the Somali capital, local authorities said Thursday. The attack occurred at the popular Village Restaurant in Mogadishu, in front of the [...]

South African aviators among 12 dead in Kabul car bombing

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Nine foreigners and three Afghan citizens were killed on Tuesday when a female suicide bomber rammed her explosives-laden car into a minibus carrying foreign aviation workers to the airport in the Afghan capital [...]

Suicide bomber targets gate to Baghdad’s Green Zone, killing 7

BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide car bomber targeted a security check post near the so-called Green Zone in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, killing at least seven people and injuring two dozen more, police sources said. A member of parliament [...]

Yemen defense minister survives car bombing, 12 killed

SANA'A, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- Yemeni Defense Minister Mohammed Nasser Ahmed on Tuesday narrowly escaped an assassination attempt when a car bomber attacked his motorcade in the country's capital of Sana'a, just a day after the government announced [...]

Suicide bomber kills 25, injures more than 50 at Afghan funeral

DUR BABA, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber attacked a funeral in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday afternoon, killing at least 25 people and injuring more than 50 others, officials said. It was one of the deadliest attacks in the war-torn [...]

Suicide bomber targets U.S. government vehicle in Pakistan, killing 2

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into a U.S. government vehicle in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Monday morning, killing two Pakistani nationals and wounding more than a [...]

UN worker killed in southern Somalia

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- A United Nations (UN) humanitarian worker serving with the UN food relief agency in the southern Somalia was killed, the UN said Tuesday. Yassin Mohamed Hassan, a staff member of the UN Food and Agriculture [...]

Militants attack Pakistani airbase, 9 dead

KAMRA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A group of armed militants early Thursday morning attacked a Pakistani airbase where nine people were reported dead, officials said. Around eight militants carried out the attack at approximately 2 a.m. local time [...]