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  • 21 wounded in Jerusalem bus bomb attack

    04/18/2016 10:05:16 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 25 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/4/16 | Ido Ben Porat
    Twenty-one people were wounded in an explosion on Monday, which hit Egged bus line 12 on Derekh Hevron and Moshe Baram Street in the southeast of Jerusalem, not far from Kibbutz Ramat Rachel. Police later confirmed it was indeed a bombing attack. Large Magen David Adom (MDA) and police forces rushed to the site. Police say 21 people were wounded in the attack, at least two of them seriously and seven moderately with the rest lightly wounded. Rescue forces evacuated the wounded to the hospital. One of the victims reportedly is in critical condition. While police had backtracked on their...
  • Bomb hits Pakistani bus full of Shi'ite pilgrims, 22 dead

    01/21/2014 10:24:00 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 18 replies
    QUETTA, Pakistan- A bomb ripped through a bus full of Shi'ite pilgrims in western Pakistan and killed at least 22 people on Tuesday, police said, extending a spate of sectarian attacks that have shaken the South Asian nation. The bomb exploded near a bus carrying pilgrims returning from neighboring Iran to their home city of Quetta in Pakistan, officials said. At least 20 people were wounded, said the assistant police commissioner for Mastung district, Shafqat Anwar Shawani, and many of the victims were women and children. .....
  • Police: Bat Yam Bus Bomb Was a Terror Attack

    12/22/2013 7:34:57 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/12/13 | David Lev
    Passengers on a bus in Bat Yam where a bomb exploded Sunday afternoon attributed the fact that no one was killed to a miracle. Police said that based on their initial investigation, the explosion on the number 240 bus from Bnai Brak to Bat Yam was due to a bomb placed by Arab terrorists. One person – a police bomb squad officer – was injured as he approached a suspicious package on the bus. A spokesperson for the Dan Bus Company said that there twelve passengers on the bus when a passenger alerted the driver that there was a suspicious...
  • Al-Qaeda Linked Group Claims Responsibility for Burgas Terror (Not Iran?)

    07/23/2012 1:33:42 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | :7/21/2012 | Maayana Miskin
    The Muslim terrorist group Qa’adat el-Jihad claimed responsibility Saturday for a terrorist bombing in Burgas, Bulgaria. The bombing in Bulgaria last week killed five Israelis, one a pregnant woman. The Lebanese paper El-Nashra reported that the group, which has ties to Al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility in an email to the Arab press.
  • Iran agent monitoring Chabad arrested in Bulgaria

    04/22/2013 4:02:38 PM PDT · by Cindy · 3 replies - THE JERUSALEM POST ^ | April 22, 2013 01:01 | by Benjamin Weinthal
    SNIPPET: "BERLIN – Bulgarian police officers last summer arrested a Canadian citizen linked to the Iranian government who engaged in surveillance of the local Chabad center in the capital of Sofia, a well-placed and reliable local source told The Jerusalem Post last week, on condition of anonymity due to security reasons. An Iranian-sponsored female agent in her 50s, holding a Canadian passport, traveled from Istanbul to Sofia several weeks after the bombing of the Israeli tour bus in the Black Sea resort town of Burgas in July 2012. She was arrested on her first day in Sofia after the Bulgarian...
  • Bombs target buses of Christian students in Iraq

    05/03/2010 1:45:56 AM PDT · by Cindy · 10 replies · 661+ views
    (AP) via LAS VEGAS ^ | May 2, 2010, 3:27 am | "Associated Press writer Yahya Barzanji in Sulaimaniyah contributed to this report."
    Bombs target buses of Christian students in Iraq The Associated Press Sunday, May 2, 2010 | 3:27 a.m. SNIPPET: "Two bombs exploded minutes apart Sunday near buses carrying Christian students in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, killing at least one bystander and injuring around 100 others, a security official said." SNIPPET: ""Today was terrible and I will not forget it for the rest of my life," said Wisam Jarji, a student who was wounded in the blast. "Following the explosion, the situation in the bus was chaotic and I could see blood stains and hear screams all over the...
  • Four injured in explosion on Bangkok bus

    08/06/2006 12:12:43 AM PDT · by ldish · 28 replies · 718+ views
    The Nation ^ | 2006-08-06 | NK
    Four injured in explosion on Bangkok bus BANGKOK: -- Four passengers were injured when a homemade bomb exploded on a Bangkok bus Saturday night. The time bomb detonated by a clock exploded on Bus No 95 at 10:40 am. The bus was having about 20 passengers and had left Happy Land Market heading to Bang Khen when the explosion occurred when it was in front of Bang Toey Temple near Soi Navamin 101.. Three passengers were slightly injured were discharged from the Lard Prao Hospital after treatments. The other passenger suffered cuts on the left leg and suffered back injury...
  • At least 10 wounded in blast at Beersheba bus station

    08/27/2005 11:52:49 PM PDT · by ScaniaBoy · 12 replies · 407+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Aug. 28, 2005 | JPOST.COM STAFF
    A suicide bomb attack at the entrance to the central bus station in Beersheva wounded at least six people at 8:30 Sunday morning. Two of the wounded, both security guards who kept the bomber from entering the bus station, were in critical condition and were evacuated to the Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba. The rest of the wounded were also evacuated to hospital, a spokesman for Magen David Adom said. According to witnesses, the suicide bomber attempted to enter the Beersheba bus station. The security guards at the site reportedly saw a young Arab man carrying a backpack who aroused...
  • Sydney couple speak of bus horror [Caution: gruesome details]

    07/09/2005 5:16:11 PM PDT · by aculeus · 16 replies · 1,288+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | July 10, 2005 | By Matthew Hal
    The Sydney couple who survived the London bus bomb have spoken of the horrors they experienced in the immediate aftermath of Thursday's terrorist attack. Australians Tania Calabrese, 29, and Tony Cancellara, 34, were sitting on the top deck of a No. 30 bus when it exploded near Tavistock Square in London. Calabrese, from Five Dock, held onto the seat in front as the bus collapsed around her and debris flew through the air. Her boyfriend, Cancellara, from Leichhardt, was thrown through the air by the blast and knocked unconscious. Calabrese described horrific scenes surrounding the bus as she searched the...
  • Italy (Local Prosecutor) Probes Possible CIA Role in Abduction (of Islamist)

    02/25/2005 10:12:26 AM PST · by Pyro7480 · 11 replies · 1,016+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | 2/25/2005 | John Crewdson
    Italy probes possible CIA role in abduction By John Crewdson (Chicago) Tribune senior correspondent An Italian prosecutor investigating the apparent kidnapping of a suspected Islamic militant in the streets of Milan served military authorities this week with a demand for records of flights into and out of a joint U.S.-Italian air base in northern Italy. Italian newspapers have reported that the prosecutor, Armando Spataro, is investigating the possible role of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency in the disappearance of Osama Nasr Mostafa Hassan, better known as Abu Omar, a popular figure in Milan's Islamic community who vanished Feb. 17, 2003....
  • Nepal Bus Bombing Kills 38, Injures 71

    06/06/2005 2:00:05 PM PDT · by Deetes · 186+ views ^ | Jun 6, 2005 | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA
    ATMANDU, Nepal Jun 6, 2005 — Suspected rebels detonated a bomb beneath a crowded bus crossing a wooden bridge in Nepal's rural south Monday, officials said, killing at least 38 people and wounding the other 71 passengers on board in one of the bloodiest attacks against civilians since an insurgency broke out nearly a decade ago. The army said it was certain the explosion was detonated by rebels fighting since 1996 to abolish Nepal's constitutional monarchy and set up a communist state. The attack came with no warning in an area many believed to be relatively safe from insurgent attacks....

    10/27/2003 9:39:45 AM PST · by all4one · 14 replies · 141+ views
    New York Post ^ | October 27, 2003 | Adam Miller
    <p>HORROR: New York teen Batsheva Taubenfeld survived the Aug. 19 Jerusalem blast that killed mom Goldie and brother Shmuel - with her, above, on their flight to Israel the day before the tragedy.</p> <p>October 27, 2003 -- Batsheva Taubenfeld gave her seat on the bus to an older woman. It was a small act of kindness, a routine gesture that New Yorkers do every day without thinking twice.</p>
  • Huge Bomb Blast on Israel Bus

    11/20/2002 9:35:15 PM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 177 replies · 268+ views
    CNN/MSNBC | 11-21-02 | my favorite headache
    Breaking...many deaths and injuries reported
  • Israeli ARAB students Knew of Meiron Terror Attack in Advance [myth of 'moderate' Arab shattered]

    08/07/2002 8:28:52 AM PDT · by 1bigdictator · 39 replies · 202+ views | August 7, 2002
    Israeli Arab Students Knew of Meiron Terror Attack in Advance 12:40 Aug-07-02 Arutz Sheva ( Two Israeli Arab females, both 19-year-old nursing students, were advised of the Meiron suicide bus bombing attack in advance by the suicide bomber, and heeded his advice and got off the bus. According to Galilee district police investigators, the two told police they did not see any reason to notify authorities of the imminent attack. Galilee Police Chief Ashur explained that had they telephoned police and made notification, the bus would have been cut off and at least some deaths could have been avoided. The...