Arab media are reporting at least 40 people are dead after twin blasts in a Damascus neighborhood that is home to tombs of religious figures frequented by Shiite pilgrims. There were conflicting reports on what caused the explosions.
In a suicide blast on Thursday, 5 members of a family blew themselves up to prevent police’s security raid on a suspected militant in Bangladesh. One firefighter identified as Abdul Latin was also killed in this suicide blast.
In a development that blows holes into Pakistan’s claims of acting tough on terror, outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack on Samaa TVs van that left its assistant cameraman Taimur dead.
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At least seven persons were killed and 20 others injured today in a powerful explosion that ripped through a building in a defence locality in this Pakistani city, the latest in a series of terror attacks in the country.