Roadside bombs in southern Afghanistan kill 17 civilians

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seventeen people were killed Wednesday when insurgents carried out three separate bomb attacks in the violence-plagued southern region of Afghanistan, local authorities said. No group immediately claimed [...]

Gunmen kill at least 20 villagers in northwestern Nigeria

KABORO, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen stormed a village in northwestern Nigeria on Tuesday morning, killing at least 20 people in the latest wave of violence, local authorities confirmed on Wednesday. It is believed armed robbers are [...]

Electrical fire at Saudi wedding kills 25, injures 37

HIJRAH JADEEDAH, SAUDI ARABIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 25 people were killed on late Tuesday evening when celebratory gunfire caused a high-voltage power line to fall onto a women's gathering at a wedding in eastern Saudi Arabia, local authorities [...]

14 killed, scores displaced in southern Sumatra clashes

KALIANDA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Violent ethnic clashes on the Indonesian island of Sumatra continued for a third day on Tuesday, raising the death toll to at least fourteen as more than 1,600 others have been displaced, local authorities said [...]

Road accident in central Pakistan kills 26, injures 13

BAHAWALPUR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Women and children were among at least 26 people killed Tuesday when an overloaded passenger van collided head-on with a pick-up truck on a highway in central Pakistan, local authorities said. Police said it [...]