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5 Nov 2020
At least 22 people were killed when attackers stormed one of Afghanistan's main universities, detonating a suicide bomb and spraying classrooms with bullets in a brazen hours-long assault claimed by Islamic State group.
1 Mar 2019
A suicide-bomb attack on a hotel in Mogadishu has killed at least 29 people and injured more than 80. Security forces are still trying to dislodge the Al Shabaab militants from a nearby building.
21 Oct 2017
At least 39 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack at a Shiite mosque in Afghan capital Kabul. A separate bombing at a mosque in Afghanistan's central province of Ghor left 20 dead.
25 May 2017
Eight people have been arrested in connection with the suicide bomb attack on a Manchester pop concert in which 22 people were killed.

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