Tag: suicide bombings

Suicide bomber killed at Philippine army base

A suicide bomber dressed in a traditional Muslim woman's gown died after detonating a bomb outside a military camp in the restive southern Philippines, but no other casualties were reported, authorities said. Suicide attacks were once very rare in the Philippines, but since July 2018...

Malaysian police chief warns of suicide attacks if ISIS members are back

A top Malaysian police officer warns of suicide attacks as Isis fighters return home, saying those coming from Syria and Iraq could attempt to spread the word through social media. Inspector-general of police Abdul Hamid Bador, in an interview with South China Morning Post says Malaysian returnees...

Bombings in Mindanao, Philippines continue as election nears

A series of bombings terrorized several cities in Mindanao, Philippines last week. On Jan 27, two consecutive explosions in the Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Jolo, a city in the southernmost part of Mindanao, killed 21 and injured more than a hundred people. Two...

Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen cautions after Surabaya’s suicide bombing

Obbana Rajah According to Indonesia's National Police Chief Tito Karnavian, a family of suicide bombers was responsible for the latest in a series of suicide bombings in Surabaya, the capital of East Java province. He said that the attack was carried out by a family of...