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Five killed & 5 wounded in an ISIS shooting at a church in Russia’s Dagestan.



“A former teacher at a charter high school and his twin brother were arrested on Thursday on federal bomb-making charges, stockpiling more than 32 pounds of ingredients for explosives in a closet in their apartment in the Bronx…..”

NY Times

“…..The teacher paid high school students $50 an hour to break apart fireworks to extract the explosive powder…..”

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At least 95 people were killed and more than 150 were wounded on Saturday when an ambulance packed with explosives was detonated in central Kabul

Stars and Stripes

An attacker driving an ambulance packed with explosives detonated them Saturday in Kabul, leaving 63 people dead and 151 others injured.



A suicide bombing has killed at least 17 people and injured 110 others in the centre of Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul


“….There are reports an ambulance was used to hide the bomb….”


5 Islamic State gunmen stormed the Save the Children office in the Afghan city of Jalalabad after an explosion on Wednesday, killing 5 and wounding dozens in a 10-hour siege.

NY Times


Save the Children offices in Afghanistan hit by attack. At least two people have been killed and 12 injured.



At least 22 people are now known to have died when Taliban militants slaughtered guests at the luxury Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul.

SBS News


Kabul: a 12-hour gun battle at Kabul’s largest hotel has ended after security forces killed 4 assailants, a siege that left 5 civilians dead, trapped more than 100 guests

NY Times

A group of gunmen have launched an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. Wounded and dead.





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