Saturday, 1st April 2023

Manchester bomber’s brother jailed for at least 55 years

A man who helped his brother carry out a suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert more than three years ago has been jailed. Hashem Abedi was found guilty of murder for encouraging and assisting Salman Abedi.


9 Mar 2017
Iraqi village grieves after twin suicide bomb attack bearing the hallmarks of Islamic State shatters a wedding party, killing 23.
9 Apr 2017
Borno suicide attack - Bomber kills herself, an accomplice in Maiduguri.
26 Apr 2017
Borno suicide attack - 5 people killed in Muna area of Maiduguri.
23 May 2017
At least 22 people were killed and dozens wounded when a suicide bomber struck as thousands of fans streamed out of a concert in the English city of Manchester on Monday.
21 Jun 2017
Borno suicide attack - Confusion trail death toll, between 4 and 16 killed.
21 Oct 2018
The bombing happened as people vote in parliamentary elections which were marred by violence from the outset.
20 Feb 2019
India was weighing its options for retaliation against Pakistan after a Kashmir terror attack killed over 40 Indian paramilitaries. Mobs attacked Kashmiris in India and some TV channels called for going to war.
9 Aug 2019
Three civilians are dead and eight wounded after two female suicide bombers suspected to have been operating for Boko Haram launched an attack on the town of Mafa in northeast Nigeria. Boko Haram has been waging a 10-year insurgency in northeast Nigeria that has seen it repeatedly use female suicide bombers to attack soft targets such as mosques, markets and bus stations.
12 Feb 2020
A suicide attack targeting a military academy in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least five people early Tuesday, in the first major assault in the city in months.
18 Feb 2020
Images show the aftermath following a blast that left at least eight people, including two police officers, dead and several others wounded in a suicide blast in southwestern Pakistan. The suicide attack took place in the southwestern city of Quetta in Balochistan province, which remains rife with insurgent activity.