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Photographer Caught in Car Bomb Attack Tells His Tale

'My only thought was to get low and find cover'

(Newser) - Bryan Denton was out of the safety of the armored vehicle and away from cover when the suicide car bomb approached, looking "like an armadillo covered in steel plates." "As everyone began to run, and the soldiers opened up on the vehicle, my only thought was to... More »

9-Hour Siege on American University Ends With 12 Dead

Dozens wounded in assault US State Department calls 'attack on future of Afghanistan'

(Newser) - A brazen, hourslong militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early Thursday after at least 12 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the assault on the sprawling campus on Kabul's outskirts, a government spokesman says. The attack—called "an attack on the future of... More »

Car Bomb Lesson Ends Badly, Kills 21 'Students'

ISIS militants in Iraq were learning to make car bombs

(Newser) - The lesson here was not exactly intended: Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants learning how to make car bombs today accidentally set off their own bomb at a training camp in the countryside north of Baghdad, leaving at least 21 dead and resulting in two dozen arrests, Iraqi officials... More »

Suicide Bomb Hits US Vehicle in Pakistan

19 Pakistanis injured along with 2 Americans as car bomb explodes in busy street

(Newser) - A bomb attack on a US consular vehicle in Peshawar today killed two Pakistanis, while injuring two American consulate workers and at least 19 Pakistanis on the busy street, reports the AP . Other reports said that five were killed in the suicide bombing, including the Americans, according to the Hindustan... More »

Baghdad Car Bombs Kill 9

Second blast, violent jewelry store robbery follow

(Newser) - Suicide bombers detonated two explosives-packed cars outside Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone today, killing at least nine and wounding 23, officials said. The blasts marked the start of a violent day in the Iraqi capital, where another bombing and a jewelry heist left three more dead and 13 wounded.... More »

Suicide Car Bombs at US Consulate in Pakistan Kill 3

Four blasts hit in Peshawar

(Newser) - Two suicide car bombs detonated near the US Consulate in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar have killed at least three people. Police said those killed in today's attack include a paramilitary soldier, a private security guard, and a civilian. There have been no reported US casualties. Meanwhile, the death... More »

Suicide Bomber Kills 12 in Pakistan

Target was cop building where terror suspects are grilled

(Newser) - At least 12 people were killed today when a suicide car bomber struck a police building in Lahore. Scores were injured in the attack, including women and children walking to a nearby school. The bombing, at a location where "high value" terror suspects are interrogated, was the first major... More »

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