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  • Nederland residents anxious, angry over backpack bomb at police station

    10/13/2016 11:04:32 AM PDT · by PROCON · 16 replies ^ | Oct. 12, 2016 | John Bear
    Nothing seemed out of the ordinary at Nederland's Caribou Ridge Shopping Center on Wednesday afternoon — at least on the surface — but residents remained on edge after someone left a homemade bomb outside of the police department the day before. "I don't think anyone is going to take a breath until someone is in custody," said Jeffrey Green, owner of the Very Nice Brewing Company. Green was tending bar on Wednesday afternoon, about 13 hours after the Boulder County Bomb Squad detonated the bomb about 100 feet away from his front door after using two robots to examine it...
  • Feds: Man planned terrorism attacks in Tampa

    01/09/2012 8:50:17 AM PST · by NautiNurse · 15 replies
    Tampa Tribune via ^ | January 9, 2012 | ELAINE SILVESTRINI
    Federal agents over the weekend arrested a Pinellas Park man described as having extremist jihadist beliefs who wanted to blow up a target in Tampa and create "terror" in victims' hearts. "I want to do something terrifying," he said, according to a federal complaint, "like one day, one night, something's going to happen. Then six hours later, something else." Sami Osmakac, 25, was taken into custody after an FBI sting operation in which he tried to buy explosives, at least 10 grenades, Uzis and an AK-47, authorities said. Osmakac's intended target shifted over the course of the investigation, which spanned...
  • Suspected Islamic extremist arrested in plan to bomb, shoot up Tampa-area sites

    01/10/2012 9:13:25 AM PST · by Cronos · 20 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 9 Jan 2012 | AP
    A Kosovo-born man was charged with plotting to attack Tampa-area nightclubs and a sheriff’s office with bombs and an assault rifle to avenge wrongs done to Muslims, federal authorities said Monday. According to a federal complaint, 25-year-old Sami Osmakac recorded an eight-minute video shortly before his arrest explaining why he wanted to bring terror to his “victims’ hearts” in the Tampa Bay area. Osmakac is a naturalized American citizen born in Kosovo, then part of the former Yugoslavia in eastern Europe. In the video, Osmakac is seen cross-legged on the floor with a pistol in his hand and an AK-47...
  • Arabs Set Police Station on Fire in Jerusalem

    02/28/2014 11:03:02 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 1 replies
    INN ^ | 2/28/2014, 12:13 AM | Ari Yashar
    Jerusalem Arabs set ablaze a police station next to the Lions’ Gate in the capital’s Old City on Wednesday. Aryeh King, nationalist Jerusalem city councilman and member of the municipality’s Emergency and Security Committee, was present at the scene of the attack and managed to document it. According to King, instead of stopping the attackers, police officers fled the scene. “Unfortunately the prime minister is instructing the authorities to avoid eastern Jerusalem, and these are the results,” charged King. …
  • Car bomb explodes in Derry [Ireland, outside a police station]

    08/03/2010 2:50:11 AM PDT · by Cindy · 34 replies · 18+ views
    IRISH Breaking News ^ | Last Updated: Tuesday, August 3, 2010, 07:10 | n/a
    "Car bomb explodes in Derry" IRISH TIMES REPORTERS SNIPPET: "A car bomb has exploded outside a police station in the North. The blast occurred at about 3.20am in a taxi which had been parked outside Strand Road police station in Derry. Damage was caused to the station and the perimeter wall but no one was injured in the incident. The explosion follows a telephone warning that a device had been planted in front of the station. According to the PSNI, a taxi driver was approached by two men on Cook Street at about 3am, one of whom had a gun....
  • Bombers Attack Russian Police Station

    04/04/2010 10:27:11 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 7 replies · 477+ views
    Sky News ^ | April 5, 2010 | Andy Jack
    A second blast has been reported at the scene of a suicide bomb attack in Russia's North Caucasus region of Ingushetia. At least one policeman was killed in the first explosion near the police headquarters in a town in Russia's North Caucasus region of Ingushetia. "According to preliminary information a suicide bomber set off an explosion outside the town's police station," said a spokesman for the local interior ministry. "At least one policeman was killed and others were injured.
  • Eleven die in Russia bomb attack

    08/17/2009 1:25:23 AM PDT · by Schnucki · 9 replies · 661+ views
    BBC News (U.K.) ^ | August 17, 2009
    At least 11 people have been killed in a powerful bomb attack at a police station in southern Russia, officials and hospital sources say. The suspected suicide bombing in Nazran, main city in the republic of Ingushetia, injured at least 50 others. It is reported to have occurred as staff gathered in a courtyard. Ingushetia, which borders Chechnya, has recently been rocked by shootings, bombings and other attacks on police and government officials. The attacker was reported to have rammed his vehicle into the gates of the police compound as officers were reporting for inspection, government spokesman Kaloi Akhilgov said....
  • FARC use homeless woman as human bomb: authorities

    08/01/2009 12:35:09 PM PDT · by Cindy · 3 replies · 592+ views
    Members of the FARC used a homeless woman as a human bomb to attack a police station in the south of Colombia, authorities say. The woman was sent to deliver a package at a local police station that exploded when she arrived. The woman died and fourteen others were injured, authorities say. According to police sources, the bomb was given to the woman by guerrillas of the FARC's 'Mariscal Sucre front' who activated the bomb when the woman arrived at the target. The woman died immediately.

    07/27/2009 3:49:49 PM PDT · by Cindy · 15 replies · 1,181+ views ^ | July 26, 2009 | n/a
    July 26, 2009 News services report an early morning attack on a police station in Bauchi City, Nigeria, by the Nigerian Taliban, AKA Boko Haram. The initial attack was repelled, and the police evidently chased the attackers into the adjoining neighborhood. Total death toll includes one police officer and 40+- others - mostly Taliban, some civilians as well.
  • Troops seize police station in Venezuela

    07/15/2009 11:52:13 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 23 replies · 1,274+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 7/15/09 | Christopher Toothaker - ap
    CARACAS, Venezuela – Dozens of National Guard troops seized control of a police station controlled by a leading opponent of President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday, adding to tensions between Venezuela's government and elected opposition officials. About 40 National Guard troops tossed tear gas canisters at a police precinct post in the town of Curiepe, east of Caracas, shortly before dawn, said Elisio Guzman, director of the Miranda state police. He said the officers inside were forced to leave and the National Guard occupied the building. Guzman said the motive behind the takeover was unclear and national government officials could not...
  • Apotheosis of Eurabia: Swedish police hire protection to enter Muslim enclave

    01/02/2009 3:51:40 PM PST · by Cindy · 27 replies · 1,167+ views
    January 2, 2009 "Police hire protection in Malmö suburb," from The Local, December 31 (thanks to Kasper): The police have contracted a security firm to help with the surveillance and protection of the police station in the Malmö suburb of Rosengård. In connection with unrest in Rosengård the station has on repeated occasions been the target of fireworks, vandalism and stone-throwing youths. The security firm will be deployed to help to ensure that the vandalism is not repeated, according to a report by local TV4 news program.
  • Greek youths firebomb police station

    12/13/2008 6:43:43 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 26 replies · 2,227+ views
    The Australian ^ | 14 Dec 2008 | Anon
    HOODED youths firebombed a police station next to the Exarchia district where locals held a silent vigil for a teenager who was killed a week ago. Police fired tear gas and were in hot pursuit of a group of about 100 youths who had congregated there - with similar numbers in Thessaloniki also vandalising a gymnasium before holing up in university premises. The fresh outbreak of hostilities ...
  • Italy: Plot to blow up Milan Cathedral

    12/04/2008 1:04:23 PM PST · by Frankusa · 63 replies · 7,835+ views
    Two Moroccans arrested in Italy yesterday wanted to blow up the Milan Cathedral on Christmas. They hoped an attack during the busy holiday would cost dozens of lives. This according to tapped phone calls, reports La Repubblica. The two belonged to an Islamic terror cell which had been followed by the Italian police already for months... Rachid Ilhami (31) and Abdelkader Ghafir (43) were arrested in Giussano, a city 25km away from Milan. The detectives gathered from tapped phone calls and confiscated computer files that the two also prepared attacks on a supermarket and a police bureau. They are arrested...
  • Mayor Asks Kuwait to Build Police Station (Lake Como NJ)

    12/18/2006 3:59:24 PM PST · by Kimmers · 11 replies · 812+ views
    action news at 6abc ^ | 12/8/06 | Nora Muchanic
    December 8, 2006 - It's a new twist on foreign aid... money coming from the Middle East to help a small community in Monmouth County, New Jersey. It's the idea of one local mayor, and it's getting mixed results and raising some eyebrows. "You mean Kuwait the other country? Why would we go to another country and ask for money," asked Allison Link of Manasquan, New Jersey. That's the question a lot of people in this area are asking after word got out that 81-year-old Larry Chiaravallo, the Mayor of Lake Como, has been negotiating with the government of Kuwait...
  • NYC police on watch for Newburyport courthouse bomber

    08/27/2004 8:46:09 PM PDT · by Royal Guardsman · 29 replies · 1,691+ views
    Newburyport Daily News ^ | August 27, 2004 | Andy Smith and Stephanie Akin
    NYC police on watch for Port courthouse bomber By Andy Smith and Stephanie Akin Staff writers New York City police are targeting a man who bombed Newburyport Superior Court 28 years ago, saying he poses a threat to next week's Republican National Convention. But an anti-war activist group has accused police of trying to "smear" their reputation by linking the group with the convicted radical who terrorized New England with a series of bombings in the 1970s. New York City police say Richard J. Picariello, 55, is among 50 activists whose criminal histories will earn them extra attention next week....
  • Iraq police station comes under mortar attack

    03/04/2004 12:03:07 AM PST · by yonif · 128+ views
    Reuters ^ | 04 Mar 2004
    MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Guerrillas launched at least five mortar rounds on a police station and mosque in the northern Iraq city of Mosul on Thursday, injuring three people including a police officer, police said. Officers at the station in central Mosul said the attackers fired a volley of rounds, hitting the station, the street in front and an adjacent mosque, before fleeing by car. Police cordoned off the area and began searching vehicles, witnesses said. One of the injured was in serious condition, a police officer said. The attack was the latest in a string on Iraqi police and...
  • 20 Dead in Fallujah Police Station Attack

    02/14/2004 1:05:38 AM PST · by yonif · 71 replies · 243+ views
    Fox News ^ | Saturday, February 14, 2004
    <p>FALLUJAH, Iraq — Dozens of attackers ambushed a Fallujah (search) security compound and a government building on Saturday, killing at least 20 people and wounding 30 while freeing scores of prisoners, officials said.</p> <p>The attack was at the same compound hit two days earlier during a visit by U.S. Gen. John Abizaid (search).</p>
  • Gunmen attack police station, government building in Fallujah, eight people wounded

    02/13/2004 11:39:05 PM PST · by yonif · 4 replies · 122+ views
    Boston.Com ^ | 2/14/2004 02:08 | Associated Press
    <p>FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) Insurgents fired on a police station and a government building in drive-by attacks Saturday that wounded eight people in this turbulent town west of Baghdad, police said.</p> <p>The gunmen, riding in three cars, opened fire on the buildings with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades, police officer Essam Yaseen said. The wounded included five policemen and three civilians, he said. The two buildings are about a half mile apart.</p>
  • Student Pilot Crashes Into Police Station

    01/24/2004 6:56:47 AM PST · by Archangelsk · 20 replies · 244+ views
    ANN ^ | 012404 | N/A
    Student Pilot Crashes Into Police Station Sat, 24 Jan '04 Jail Evacuated, Pilot Seriously Hurt A student pilot practicing touch-and-goes in Farmington (NM) apparently lost power Thursday night, causing his plane to pile into a police building near Four Corners Regional Airport. The student-pilot, who's not yet been identified, was seriously injured, according to local authorities. "I was pulling into the back entrance of the police department when a plane was on coming on a northwestern approach to the airport and appeared to have lost power and fell straight into the north end of the building of the Farmington...