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Explosive kills one, injures six in Matugga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Force -UPF has launched investigations into an explosive that has killed one person and injured six at Mabanda Trading centre,  Matugga, in Wakiso District. Kampala Metropolitan police Deputy spokesman Luke Owoyesigyire says that the deceased has been identified by only one name, Abdul. …

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Two suicide bombers kill three in north Nigeria mosque

Kano, Nigeria | AFP | Two suicide bombers killed three Muslim worshippers in a mosque in a northeast Nigerian town still being rebuilt after virtual destruction by Boko Haram in 2014, sources told AFP Sunday. The bombers, a man and a woman, detonated their explosives inside the mosque during morning …

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Suicide car bombing caused blast at Burkina army HQ: minister

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | AFP | A suicide car bombing caused the deadly blast at Burkina Faso’s military headquarters on Friday, the government said, adding that a regional anti-terrorism meeting may have been the target. Eight members of the armed forces were killed by the blast and a parallel attack …

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Indian politician killed in bomb attack ahead of polls

New Delhi, India | AFP | Four people including a candidate in upcoming state elections have been killed by a bomb while travelling in a restive northeast region of India, police said Monday. The blast tore through a car in Meghalaya state late Sunday as Jonathone N Sangma, a 43-year-old …

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London City Airport closed after WWII bomb found

London, United Kingdom | AFP | London City Airport announced its closure on Sunday after a World War Two bomb was discovered in the nearby River Thames. The ordnance was discovered in King George V Dock, close to the runway of London’s most central airport, during planned works. “A 214m …

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Bomb attacks target police in northern Colombia

Bogota, Colombia | AFP | A rash of bombings hit police stations in northern Colombia over the weekend, killing seven police and injuring dozens more in what authorities said appeared to be the work of drug gangs. The attacks began early Saturday in the city of Barranquilla, where five police officers …

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Kabul on high alert after ambulance bomb toll tops 100

Kabul, Afghanistan | AFP | Afghanistan Sunday declared a day of national mourning as the toll for those killed by a huge bomb hidden in an ambulance in Kabul topped 100 people and tensions remained high after insurgents struck in the city for the second time in a week. At …

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Five killed in bomb attack at Colombia police station

Bogota, Colombia | AFP | At least five police officers were killed and 41 others wounded Saturday when alleged drug traffickers detonated a bomb at a station in the northern city of Barranquilla, hours after a car explosion ripped through a security post near the border in neighboring Ecuador. There …

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