Posts Tagged ‘explosions’

Syria’s top security ministers slain in Damascus bombing + Related Articles

Thursday, July 19, 2012 Comments off


Syrian Defense Minister Gen. Daoud Rajha was killed by a suicide bombing attack at a national security building in Damascus. His deputy – Assad’s brother-in-law Assef Shawkat – has also been mortally wounded by the blast. Read more…

Syria – At least 27 killed as twin bombings strike Damascus security structures

Saturday, March 17, 2012 Comments off


Twin explosions have shaken the Syrian capital, killing at least 27 people and injuring some 140, state TV says. Syrian media has dubbed the blasts “terrorist attacks.” Read more…

IRAN:Blasts at Iran ammunition depot kills 27

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011

Two massive explosions have occurred at an ammunitions depot in a military base outside the Iranian capital, Tehran, killing 27 people, including soldiers.

Several Iranian media outlets reported that the blasts took place on Saturday at a base of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards in Alborz Province, about 40 kilometers southwest of Tehran. Many others were reportedly injured. Read more…

War in Southern Somalia:Kenya Navy to join battle for Kismayu + Related News

Monday, October 31, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 31,2011    Kenya Media

 Conflicting reports as Al-Shabaab says it killed 80 AU troops in blast

Gideon Maundu | NATION After the abduction of two tourists in Lamu, security has been beefed up and the Kenya Navy has been making several sea patrols around the island. 

Kenya’s naval forces are likely to be in action this week, as the next phase of the military operation targeting the Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia gets under Read more…

Somalia:Somali militants attack army base in Mogadishu

Saturday, October 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 29,2011
MOGADISHU, 29 (Xinhua) — Fighters from the Al Shabaab group on Saturday carried out coordinated attack against military base of the African Union peacekeeping troops and Somali government forces, AU and Somali officials said. Read more…

Kenya:Kenyan police arrests man with assortment of weapons + Related News

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 26,2011

 Kenyan police arrests man with assortment of weapons

NAIROBI, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) — Kenya’s security forces on Tuesday night arrested a man in possession of an assortment of weapons after a search in his house in Nairobi. Read more…

Denmark:At least one killed in southern Denmark explosions

Saturday, October 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 8,2011

COPENHAGEN, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) — At lease one person was killed in a series of explosions which rocked a former civil defense barracks in the town of Store Andst, southern Denmark, on Saturday, local police said. Read more…

Libya:Loud explosions heard in Libyan capital

Saturday, September 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 24,2011

TRIPOLI, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) — Loud explosions were heard in the Libyan capital of Tripoli Saturday and heavy smoke was seen rising from the blasts-hit area, engulfing a large part of the city. Read more…

Turkmenistan:Power blasts may have killed 200 in Turkmenistan

Sunday, July 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 10,2011

Powerful explosions have occurred at a gunpowder warehouse in the central Asian nation of Turkmenistan. A human rights group in Europe says about 200 people were killed. Read more…

Libya:Heavy explosions heard in Tripoli

Monday, April 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 25,2011

TRIPOLI, April 24 (Xinhua) — Strong blasts were heard in Libya ‘s capital Tripoli late Sunday as unidentified warplanes flew over the downtown, a Xinhua correspondent said. Read more…