#Bombing

.Malé, Maldives
Mohamed Nasheed became Maldive's first democratically elected president after winning the first multi-party elections in 2008. (Photo credit: Twitter/@MohamedNasheed)

  • The explosion occured as former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed was getting into his car on Thursday
  • Reportedly, an improvided explosive device was used for the attack
  • The blast was reportedly heard across the capital

.Makassar, Makassar City, South Sulawesi, Indonesia
Police officers stand guard near a church where an explosion went off in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, Sunday. (AP/PTI)

  • At least 20 worshippers were injured in the blast
  • Two suspects behind the powerful blast were killed
  • No one has claimed responsibility for the attack

.Herat, Afghanistan
The blast targeted a police headquarters in the city of Herat around 10 pm on Friday. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Pixabay)

  • Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the blast in Herat had no links to their group
  • President Ashraf Ghani has blamed the Taliban
  • Violence has surged in Afghanistan in recent months -- including a wave of assassinations

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby did not mention the possibility of civilian casualties.(Photo: AFP/File)

  • The US military said the location was used by Iran-supported Iraqi armed groups
  • The strike was in retaliation for three recent missile attacks on installations used by US and coalition forces in Iraq
  • Those were believed launched by Iran-backed militias that operate under the umbrella of Hashed al-Shaabi

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Pulwama attack took place on February 14, 2019.(Photo Credit: ANI)

  • Feb 14, 2021 marks 2 years of the Pulwama terror attack when 40 CRPF personnel were killed
  • A terrorist rammed an IED-laden vehicle into the CRPF convoy
  • A few days later, India carried out surgical strikes in Pakistan's Balakot

.Kabul, Afghanistan
No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attacks. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/AP/PTI)

  • Police spokesman Ferdaws Faramarz told reporters that two people were killed and one was wounded 
  • Interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian said that one of those killed was a district police chief in Kabul
  • The violence comes a day after militants shot dead four government employees in an ambush in Kabul

.Kabul, Afghanistan
People gather near the site of a deadly bombing attack in Kabul in December, 2020, which killed at least eight people. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • A series of car bombs rocked Afghanistan's capital Tuesday morning
  • Two people were killed and another two were injured in the first blast
  • There were no casualties in the attack, targeting a police vehicle, in Parwan province

.Azaz, Syria
Civilians carry young victims at the scene of explosion in the town of Azaz on Sunday. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Two seperate car bombings were reported on Sunday in Turkish-held northern Syria
  • The first attack took place near a cultural center in the town of Azaz
  • The second car bombing targeted a checkpoint of pro-Ankara rebels near the town of Al-Bab

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The bomb was reportedly rigged with egg timers (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Pixabay)

  • The bomb was placed between 7:30 and 8:30 pm, accoriding to the FBI poster
  • The reward has been increased to $100,000 for any substantial leads
  • Federal agencies are concerned the bomber could still be at work

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The accused have been locked up in Guantanamo Bay for over 14 years (Photo Credits Credits: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The prisoners are accused of bombing and attacking nightclubs and hotels in Indonesia
  • They have been charged with terrorism, attacking civilians, murder and destruction of property
  • All three are senior members of the Indonesian Jihadist group called Jeemah Islamiyah