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  • Six Lahore schools closed for the day after bomb hoax

    LAHORE: At least six schools in various parts of the city were evacuated and closed for the day following a series of hoax calls about a bomb threat on Wednesday, police said...

    Superintendent Police Iqbal Town Shaista Nadeem told Dawn, "Five or six calls were received [on 15] but no bomb was found...

  • Social media reacts to fake bomb rumours in Lahore

    Twitter users expressed disappointment shortly after rumours of a second explosion in Lahore made the rounds on media outlets, creating an atmosphere of fear and panic on Thursday...

    With chaos already at its peak due the first explosion in Lahore's DHA Block Y, reports of a second blast in the Gulberg area, nearly an hour after the first explosion, made rounds on all major media outlets...

  • At least 11 dead in Damascus bomb attack: monitor

    A double suicide bomb attack hit a police station in Syria's capital Damascus on Monday, state media said, with a monitor saying at least 11 people were killed...

    Damascus has been largely insulated from the worst of the violence during the country's brutal six-year war, but several bomb attacks have shaken the city...

  • Bomb attack kills four in Kabul

    “The stooge Kabul administration, its stooge intelligence, prison officials, prosecutors and court officials use force and mistreat (Taliban) prisoners,” Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said in a statement that claimed responsibility for the attack...

  • Car bomb attack kills 10 in Iraq

    BAGHDAD: A car bomb blast near a market killed 10 people in Baghdad on Sunday...

    Police officials said the attack took place when the car bomb hit a market and shops in Baghdad’s Qahira neighbourhood...

  • 28 die as Senate deputy leader survives bomb attack in Mastung

    QUETTA: At least 28 people were killed and 40 others, including Senate Deputy Chairman Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, suffered injuries in a suicide attack on his convoy in the Mastung area, some 50km from here, on Friday...

    The target of the attack was Maulana Haideri — who hails from Kalat — as the suicide bomber rammed the motorcycle he was riding into the vehicle in which the Maulana was travelling, a police official said...

  • Bomb attack hits US base in Afghanistan's Khost

    A suicide car bomb struck near a military base in Afghanistan's Khost province on Monday, Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported...

    The Afghan interior ministry confirmed that a car bomb went off near a military base at around 1pm local time...

  • Strike observed against Mastung bomb attack

    QUETTA: A strike was observed here on Saturday to mourn the death of 27 people in Friday’s suicide attack on the convoy of Senate Deputy Chairman and Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri in Mastung...

    Workers and supporters of JUI-F held a demonstration in Quetta in protest against the Mastung bomb attack...

  • Afghan civilians killed as US troops open fire after bomb attack

    As many as three Afghan civilians were killed early on Monday morning when American troops opened fire after their vehicle struck a roadside bomb, an official in eastern Nangarhar province said...

    “After the bomb blast hit them, the American forces then started shooting and killed one man and two children nearby,” he said...

  • Chelsea call off victory parade after Manchester bomb attack

    LONDON: Premier League champions Chelsea have called off their victory parade on Sunday, saying it was “inappropriate” after the Manchester suicide bombing that left 22 dead and more than 60 wounded...

    Antonio Conte’s side won the Premier League title and could claim the double by winning Saturday’s FA Cup at Wembley
  • Roadside bomb attack on van kills 14 in Kurram

    PARACHINAR: At least 14 people, including women and children, were killed when a passenger van was hit by a roadside bomb blast in the Godar area of the Kurram Agency on Tuesday...

    Talking to Dawn, Shabbir Sajidi, president of the Majlis Wahdatul Muslimeen’s Kurram agency chapter, said that had authorities taken notice of nine previous bomb attacks in the agency, the latest blast would not have taken place...

  • 10 security troops killed in car bomb attack in Egypt

    A car bomb followed by fierce gunfire was unleashed on a military checkpoint in northeastern Sinai Peninsula on Friday, leaving 10 Egyptian security troops including a special forces colonel dead and wounding at least 20, authorities said...

    The officials said the blitz attack started when a suicide car bomber rammed his vehicle into a checkpoint at a military compound in the southern Rafah village of el-Barth, followed by heavy...

  • Bomb attack kills policeman in Bahrain

    DUBAI: A “terrorist” bomb attack in a Shia village in Bahrain has killed a policeman and wounded two others, the interior ministry in the Gulf kingdom said on Monday...

    The attack late on Sunday occurred in Diraz, west of the capital Manama, the ministry said on its Twitter account...

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