Mogadishu: As many as 512 died in an October truck bombing
in the Somali capital Mogadishu, an emergency committee investigating the terrorist atrocity has found.
Protesters have been holding a sit-in demonstration in the city since early this month after protesting against the lack of security in the country following the May 31 truck bombing
in Kabul that killed over 150 people.
They also sought compensation related to other attacks including the 1996 Khobar Towers truck bombing
in Saudi Arabia, which killed 19 U.S.
The death toll in a truck bombing
in Iraq Sunday has risen to at least 60 people, according to recent estimates from medical and security officials, Reuters reported.
The attacks included a massive truck bombing
near an Afghan military base, a suicide bombing at the national police academy and an armed assault on a NATO military base that left at least 41 people dead including a coalition service member.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Another major truck bombing
plot was foiled by Afghan security forces in Orgun district of Eastern Paktika province, where a similar attack left at least 42 people dead last month.
! KABUL, Muharram 29, 1435, Dec 2, 2013, SPA -- An Afghan official says a suicide truck bombing
has killed four police officers in an eastern province, AP reported.
Sayedabad is an insurgency-plagued region and the base there was attacked in a truck bombing
in September last year.
Summary: Three men were sentenced to death by hanging on Tuesday after being convicted of helping to plan an al-Qaeda truck bombing
in northern Iraq in June that killed 72 people.
A double truck bombing
tore through a Shiite community near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, while a series of blasts struck Baghdad in a wave of predawn violence which killed at least 40 people, according to officials.
A DOUBLE truck bombing
tore through a Shiite community near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul yesterday as violence returned to the strife-torn nation.
The truck bombing
blamed on al Qaeda killed 72 people in and around a Shiite mosque near the ethnically tense city of Kirkuk, which is trying to return to normal after years of sectarian bloodletting.