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Three injured in Quetta explosion, casualties feared
Pakistan

Three injured in Quetta explosion, casualties feared

  • At least three people have been injured in a bomb explosion in Quetta on Monday, as reported by local media.
  • There has been a significant uptick in violence in Balochistan, with several incidents of terrorism being reported last year.
Updated 24 May, 2021 03:20pm
'I'm good', says former Maldives president Nasheed after surviving bomb blast
World

'I'm good', says former Maldives president Nasheed after surviving bomb blast

  • Nasheed, the president of the ruling Maldivian Democratic Party and the current parliament speaker, was critically injured after a bomb exploded as he left his family home in the capital Male on Thursday.
  • "I'm good," Nasheed said after coming off life support, according to a tweet by his sister Nashida Sattar.
Published 08 May, 2021 04:21pm
Maldives former president Nasheed critical after bomb blast
World

Maldives former president Nasheed critical after bomb blast

  • Nasheed, the Maldives first democratically elected president who is now parliament speaker, had previously warned about militants infiltrating the Islamic country. He was getting into his car when the blast occurred.
  • "Over the course of the past 16 hours he had life-saving surgery on injuries to his head, chest, abdomen and limbs," the hospital said in a statement.
Published 07 May, 2021 06:31pm
PM expresses sorrow over loss of lives in Quetta blast

PM expresses sorrow over loss of lives in Quetta blast

  • "I am deeply saddened by the loss of innocent lives in the condemnable and cowardly terrorist attack in Quetta yesterday," PM tweeted.
  • "We remain alert to all internal and external threats," the PM said.
Published 22 Apr, 2021 01:46pm
Bomb blast kills at least five people in northern Syrian town of Afrin
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Bomb blast kills at least five people in northern Syrian town of Afrin

  • The ministry said in a statement the bomb attack took place in an industrial site at the center of the town and wounded 22 people, blaming the attack on the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia.
  • Ankara now retains a large military presence in the area deploying thousands of troops in the last rebel enclave.
Updated 30 Jan, 2021 07:54pm