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  • 4 terrorists killed while planting roadside bombs

    08/07/2006 8:55:20 PM PDT · by jmc1969 · 42 replies · 1,599+ views
    Four terrorists were killed after air surveillance from Multi-National Division – Baghdad’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, observed 13 men burying explosive devices on a rural roadway along the Euphrates River in western Yusufiyah province at approximately 10:15 a.m. today. The men were observed digging approximately five holes and emplacing explosive devices during an hour-long period beginning at approximately 9:15 a.m. After planting the first explosive device, eight of the 13 men left the scene. Five others were observed digging four more holes and burying explosive devices at intervals along the road using a blue bongo truck to...
  • Suicide Bomber Dies in Pakistan When Belt Explodes Prematurely

    08/06/2006 7:56:54 AM PDT · by pissant · 99 replies · 1,546+ views
    Fox News ^ | 8/6/06 | staff
    A suicide bomber was killed early Sunday in southwestern Pakistan when the explosives belt he was wearing exploded prematurely, police said. No one else was injured in the blast in Hub, an industrial town in Baluchistan province, local police official Munir Hussain said. "This man was riding a cycle. He had strapped explosives to his body for a suicide attack and they exploded," Hussain said of the blast in Hub's Zehri Street neighborhood. The man's intended target was not immediately known, and police were investigating, Hussain said. Hub is about 580 kilometers (360 miles) southeast of Quetta, Baluchistan's capital. Baluchistan...
  • Accidental grenade explosion kills two Palestinians

    06/28/2006 9:39:58 AM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 76 replies · 1,310+ views
    AFP ^ | June 28, 2006
    Two Palestinians were killed and another seven, including a baby, wounded when a grenade accidentally exploded in the southern Gaza Strip. Family members were playing with a grenade in the town of Khan Yunis when it exploded, killing 23-year-old Qassem Massud and his one-year-old niece, medical and security sources said Wednesday. All the casualties were members of the same family.
  • Aide to Zarqawi's replacement killed by own bomb

    06/22/2006 2:08:37 PM PDT · by radar101 · 141 replies · 3,205+ views
    World Tribune ^ | June 21, 2006 | WT
    The assistant to Al Qaida's new network chief has been killed in a foiled insurgency strike. Iraqi security sources said a lieutenant of Al Qaida network chief Abu Ayoub Al Masri was found killed in a car on its way to an insurgency strike. The sources said a bomb inside the car blew up prematurely and killed the lieutenant and three other Al Qaida operatives. Officials identified the Al Masri aide as Mansour Sulayman Mansour Khalifi Al Mashhadani. The U.S. military confirmed the killing, reported to have taken place in Yusufiyah, west of Baghdad on June 19. U.S.-led coalition spokesman...
  • 3 Palestinians killed in Gaza blast

    05/26/2006 4:39:30 PM PDT · by yatros from flatwater · 11 replies · 298+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | May 26, 2006 | JPost staff and AP
    Three Palestinian youths in their twenties, two of whom were related, were killed and five others wounded in an explosion in the Gaza Strip on Friday. The blast occurred after one of the youths picked up a stray IDF shell and brought it home, Army Radio reported. Initial reports on the cause of the explosion were conflicting. Palestinian sources claimed that it occurred during IDF shelling, while the army denied that it was firing on Gaza at the time of the incident, and said that the three were handling explosives to be used in a terror attack when the bomb...
  • Bombmakers in mosque blow themselves up

    05/08/2006 10:29:06 AM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 67 replies · 2,216+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | 5/7/2006 | MULTI-NATIONAL DIVISION - BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS
    Release A060507i BAGHDAD, Iraq – An explosion occurred in the basement of the Sheik Abdel Kader mosque at approximately 6 p.m. May 7 in Rusafa, a neighborhood of east Baghdad . According to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 6th Iraqi Division the bomb exploded in the basement of the mosque causing a fire. The Iraqi fire department responded and began suppressing the fire when firefighters noticed an improvised explosive device inside the mosque. The Iraqi police explosive ordinance disposal team arrived at the mosque to clear the holy site of bombs and bomb making materials. The team dismantled six IEDs....
  • Two terrorists killed by their own bomb

    05/07/2006 5:56:48 AM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 30 replies · 804+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | May 7, 2006 | 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION PUBLIC AFFAIRS
    Release A060507a TIKRIT, Country – Two terrorists were killed May 6 near Tikrit when the improvised explosive device they were attempting to emplace detonated. An explosive ordnance disposal team investigated the site of the explosion and determined that the two artillery shells that composed the bomb detonated while one of the men was placing it along the road, killing both men. Evidence gathered by Iraqi police officers at the scene led them to the home of one of the bombers where the officers discovered equipment used to make the IED. -30- FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION...
  • Terrorists Killed By Their Own Device At A House in Baqubah

    04/11/2006 8:37:38 AM PDT · by jmc1969 · 34 replies · 841+ views
    Two terrorists were killed when an Improvised Explosive Device they were constructing detonated prematurely April 8. The explosion occurred at a house in Baqubah shortly after 8 p.m. Iraqi Soldiers and Police, along with Task Force Band of Brothers Soldiers from the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, heard the explosion and quickly located the house. A search revealed weapons, IED components and other completed IEDs hidden in and around the house.
  • Terrorists killed by their own device

    04/09/2006 6:53:15 AM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 53 replies · 902+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | April 09, 2006 | 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION PUBLIC AFFAIRS
    MULTI-NATIONAL DIVISION - NORTH 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION TIKRIT, IRAQ (FOB SPEICHER) APO AE 09363 April 09, 2006 Release A060409d Terrorists killed by their own device TIKRIT, Iraq – Two terrorists were killed when an Improvised Explosive Device they were constructing detonated prematurely April 8. The explosion occurred at a house in Baqubah shortly after 8 p.m. Iraqi Soldiers and Police, along with Task Force Band of Brothers Soldiers from the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, heard the explosion and quickly located the house. A search revealed weapons, IED components and other completed IEDs hidden in and around...
  • One man dead in suspected bomb explosion at Toronto Tim Hortons

    04/02/2006 2:40:33 PM PDT · by Dane · 38 replies · 1,740+ views ^ | 4/02/06 | Lauren La Rose
    One man dead in suspected bomb explosion at Toronto Tim Hortons Lauren La Rose, Canadian Press Published: Sunday, April 02, 2006 TORONTO (CP) - The heart of Toronto's trendy Yorkville shopping district was shocked to a standstill Sunday after an explosion killed one man at a Tim Horton's outlet. Police would not confirm early reports that a man had entered the washroom shortly before the blast with explosives strapped to his body. Police Insp. Nick Memme confirmed that an explosion occured in the washroom at the rear of the restaurant, but said few other details were immediately available. "We're early...
  • Explosion in downtown Toronto - One dead (explosives strapped to the suspect)

    04/02/2006 12:39:39 PM PDT · by Tasha Dasha Doo · 600 replies · 22,249+ views
    CTV ^ | Self
    It is on CTV news channel. Just breaking - explosion in a coffee shop in downtown Toronto, Canada. Reporter just talked about some sort of explosives strapped to a guy and explosion occured in a busy district of the city. Will keep you posted!
  • Four held in royal visit 'terror' alert [Attempt to bomb the British Queen?}

    03/30/2006 7:23:39 PM PST · by aculeus · 23 replies · 877+ views
    The Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | March 31, 2006 | By Nick Britten
    Four men were being questioned last night under the Terrorism Act after being arrested in a town 36 hours before a visit by the Queen. Buckingham Palace said that the royal visit to Stafford this morning will go ahead as planned, despite the security scare. Armed police swooped on Stafford General Hospital on Wednesday night after a 28-year-old man was taken in with what nurses believed were injuries related to bomb-making equipment. They were also concerned that four men who visited him were acting suspiciously. As police surrounded the accident and emergency unit, the four attempted to flee but were...
  • Suicide Bomber Killed, Bomb Detonates

    03/24/2006 8:59:19 PM PST · by George - the Other · 1 replies · 402+ views ^ | March 20, 2006
    A wounded would-be suicide bomber lies in the distance as the camera records the following events. The soldiers fire several rounds into the insurgent. The explosive material on his person ignites, starting a fire. "He's burning now," one of the soldiers says. Several more rounds are fired at the flaming corpse until the explosives laden vest detonates under the intense heat from the flames. The soldiers are rocked backwards in their vehicle after the hefty blast. The video was filmed late last year in Sinjar, Iraq.
  • Terrorist suspect killed while planting roadside bombs [Blew himself up]

    03/24/2006 6:02:32 PM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 87 replies · 2,036+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | March 24, 2006 | MASTER SGT ERIC LOBSINGER
    BAGHDAD , Iraq – Multi-National Forces – Baghdad Soldiers reported an audible explosion in southern Baghdad March 23. Upon arrival, Soldiers from 8th Squadron, 10th Cavalry, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, found remains of a man approximately 50 meters from emplaced mortar shells. After an initial investigation, officials concluded the victim was possibly killed by a roadside bomb he was emplacing in a hole. Soldiers also reported 15 holes lined up in a row, approximately two feet wide and six feet apart. An explosive ordnance disposal unit was called to clear the area of other possible improvised-explosive devices....
  • How Normal Is Norman?

    01/11/2006 7:27:58 PM PST · by concretebob · 96 replies · 2,064+ views ^ | 04 January 2006 | Annie Jacobsen
    Norman, Oklahoma (population 100,923), is as American heartland as it gets. So on October 1, 2005, when Joel Hinrichs III, a 21-year-old Colorado Springs, Colorado engineering student at the University of Oklahoma strapped explosives to his body and blew himself up outside the college stadium where 84,000 fans were watching a Saturday-night football game, thus earning the town the distinction as home to America's first suicide bomber, I was, well, curious. Within 24 hours of the event, three players in the unfolding story issued statements aimed at quashing rumors that the bombing was terrorist related. University President David Boren, in...
  • OU bombing accidental, experts say

    03/01/2006 8:01:51 AM PST · by cashion · 90 replies · 2,638+ views
    The Oklahoman ^ | March 1, 2006 | Jane Glenn Cannon
    NORMAN - A Norman police bomb expert said Tuesday he does not believe University of Oklahoma student Joel Henry Hinrichs III committed suicide by blowing himself up outside a packed football stadium. "I believe he accidentally blew himself up," Sgt. George Mauldin said. Mauldin said Hinrichs, 21, an engineering student, had two to three pounds of triacetone triperoxide, commonly known as TATP, in a backpack in his lap when it exploded Oct. 1. When asked if he believed Hinrichs meant to enter the stadium with the explosives, Mauldin replied, "I don't believe he intended for an explosion to occur at...
  • Grenade explodes in hand of attacker

    02/25/2006 6:37:54 AM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 42 replies · 1,903+ views
    London Free Press ^ | 2/24/2006 | Staff
    KANDAHAR -- A suicide attacker drove a car loaded with explosives into a coalition military convoy in southern Afghanistan yesterday, but the bomb failed to detonate, an Afghan official said. There were no Canadians in the convoy, officials said. Coalition forces killed the attacker when he got out of the car and threw a grenade at a heavy jeep in the convoy, said Obaidullah Khan, chief of Shah Wali Kot in Kandahar province. Khan said he did not know the identity of the attacker and whether he was an Afghan or a foreigner. He said the man managed to throw...
  • Bomber blows himself up by mistake

    02/20/2006 2:37:55 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 140 replies · 3,806+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 21 February 2006
    A SUSPECTED suicide bomber blew himself up prematurely near a main road routinely used by government officials and foreign troops in eastern Afghanistan, police said today. The man was blown to bits and only his leg and hat were found at the scene after the blast in eastern Nangarhar province yesterday, provincial police spokesman Ghafor Khan said. "Our investigations show that a suicide bomber wanted to get to the main road and, just before that, explosives strapped to his body went off due to some malfunction ahead of time and tore him into pieces," Mr Khan said. In a separate...
  • Large explosion reported in Gaza City; cause still unclear

    01/22/2006 8:04:02 AM PST · by ScaniaBoy · 49 replies · 880+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Jan. 22, 2006 | MARGOT DUDKEVITCH AND JPOST STAFF
    At least one person was killed and two were wounded in a large explosion in Gaza City on Sunday afternoon, Palestinian witnesses said. Ambulances were rushing to the scene. Dr. Moaiya Hassanain, a Palestinian hospital official, identified the dead man as a Mohammed Abdel-Al, 22, of Gaza City. The victim was said to be a member of the Palestinian Resistance Committees. The IDF denied any involvement. The military did not rule out the possibility that it was a work accident, and that a bomb in the car had exploded prematurely. Tawfiq Abu Khoussa, spokesman for the Palestinian Interior Ministry, said...
  • Terrorist Bombers Blow Themselves Up Near Tal Afar, Samarra (Workplace Accident)

    01/13/2006 7:37:37 PM PST · by jmc1969 · 34 replies · 1,344+ views
    Multi-National Force-Iraq ^ | January 13, 2006
    A terrorist bomber was killed Jan. 12 near Tal Afar when the IED he was emplacing detonated prematurely. Soldiers from the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment discovered the bomber's body and part of a shovel near a roadside blast crater. This is the second such incident over the past three days. Two terrorists were killed Jan. 9 while emplacing an IED near Samarra. Roadways are consistently monitored throughout the area by security forces, to curb the ability of terrorists to dig holes in the roads to plant IEDs for indiscriminate attacks on civilians, Iraqi and Coalition forces.
  • Terrorists blow themselves up, gunmen lose battles [More "work accidents"]

    01/10/2006 10:47:39 AM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 4 replies · 461+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | January 10, 2006 | 101st AIRBORNE DIVISION Public Affairs
    January 10, 2006 Release A060110c Terrorists blow themselves up, gunmen lose battles TIKRIT, Iraq – Two terrorist bombers and two gunmen were killed during a series of unrelated incidents throughout northern Iraq Jan. 9. Two terrorists were killed in Samarra early in the evening Jan. 9 when an IED they were attempting to emplace detonated prematurely. In a separate incident near Samarra , Soldiers killed one man and captured another during a brief engagement after the gunmen fired at their patrol. Accurate return fire from the patrol killed one and forced the other to run away, but the Soldiers chased...
  • Man Blows Himself Up Near Russia Mosque

    12/29/2005 3:15:09 PM PST · by jb6 · 12 replies · 343+ views
    Associated Press ^ | December 29, 2005
    MAKHACHKALA, Russia -- A man blew himself up in what appeared to be an attempted suicide bombing Thursday near a mosque in the Russian province of Dagestan, killing himself and injuring another person, police said. A spokesman for the local branch of the Interior Ministry said that the man probably detonated his belt of explosives by accident. Dagestan has been plagued by increasing violence, some spilling over from the separatist conflict in Chechnya.
  • Would-be suicide bombers blown up in Afghan blast

    12/29/2005 12:00:18 PM PST · by Cap Huff · 70 replies · 956+ views
    Reuters ^ | 29 December 2005 | Unknown
    SPIN BOLDAK, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Two would-be suicide bombers blew themselves up while strapping on explosives in an Afghan town bordering Pakistan on Thursday, police said. No one else was hurt in the blast near the market in Spin Boldak, Afghan border force commander Abdul Raziq told Reuters. "They were hiding explosives under their clothes when they went off," he said, adding that police suspected the bombers had intended to target troops from the U.S.-led force in Aghanistan
  • Attacks backfire on terrorists [Another work accident]

    12/25/2005 7:35:08 AM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 50 replies · 1,608+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | 12/25/2005 | Edward Loomis
    December 25, 2005 Release A051225c Attacks backfire on terrorists TIKRIT, Iraq – Seven terrorists were killed in two failed attacks Dec. 24 in Salah Ad Din province. Police in Samarra responded to an explosion and discovered the bodies of three unidentified men. The men were attempting to fire an 82-mm mortar at an unknown target when the round detonated prematurely. A fourth terrorist was taken to a local medical facility, but died from his injuries while attempting to escape. A short time later, a patrol from the 3rd Infantry Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team annihilated a would-be ambush near the...
  • Terrorist bomb detonates on bombers

    12/21/2005 7:07:48 AM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 72 replies · 1,472+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | December 20, 2005, 8:55 PM | Edward Loomis
    December 20, 2005 Release A051220c Terrorist bomb detonates on bombers TIKRIT, Iraq – One terrorist was killed and another severely injured when the improvised explosive device they were attempting to emplace detonated prematurely. The incident occurred Dec. 19, near the city of Tikrit. Tikrit police and Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team responded to the explosion. The police officers performed first-aid on the injured bomber, who was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. The IED was composed of a 155 mm artillery shell and a detonating device, according to an explosives ordnance team investigating the...
  • Blast reportedly kills top al-Qaida operative in Pakistan

    12/03/2005 4:31:39 AM PST · by Ninian Dryhope · 18 replies · 752+ views
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A senior al-Qaida operative has died in an explosion in a northwestern Pakistan tribal area, an intelligence official said today. Hamza Rabia was among five people killed in the explosion Thursday in North Waziristan, a tribal region bordering Afghanistan, the official said on condition of anonymity due to the secretive nature of his job. Rabia was believed to be operational commander of al-Qaida militants in the North Waziristan and adjoining South Waziristan, he said. Interior Minister Aftab Khan Sherpao could not confirm Rabia's reported death. The explosion near North Waziristan's main town, Miran Shah, was triggered as...
  • Zarqawi may have been killed in Mosul (White House: "highly unlikely")

    11/20/2005 9:17:37 AM PST · by Mount Athos · 999 replies · 55,465+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Nov. 20, 2005
    <p>At least one Arab television media outlet reported that Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the head of the al-Qaida in Iraq, was killed in Iraq on Sunday afternoon when eight terrorists blew themselves up in the in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.</p>
  • Seven suspected militants killed in explosion in Pakistan

    11/05/2005 2:38:22 PM PST · by ncountylee · 13 replies · 267+ views
    Khaleej Times ^ | 5 November 2005
    ISLAMABAD - Seven suspected militants, including two women, were killed in an overnight explosion in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region along the Afghan border, chief military spokesman Major General Shaukat Sultan said on Saturday. “Those killed include one local tribesman while the rest of them are believed to be foreign militants, two of them women,” he told reporters in Islamabad. The blast occurred at the residence of a local tribesman in the Mir Ali area of regional headquarters Miranshah who had allegedly provided sanctuary to the Al Qaeda linked militants. “According to information received from the area’s political agent (chief...
  • Al-Qaeda suspects killed in blast

    11/05/2005 3:11:06 AM PST · by Fair Go · 7 replies · 341+ views
    The Australian ^ | 5 Nov 05
    Al-Qaeda suspects killed in blast From correspondents in Miranshah 05nov05 SIX foreign Al-Qaeda suspects including a woman were killed when a bomb they were making exploded in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border Saturday, the military said. "It seems the explosion occurred when these people were busy making an improvised explosive device for terrorist activity," chief military spokesman Major General Shaukat Sultan told AFP, quoting local administration officials. Residents said the blast happened early today in a house near Mir Ali, about 20 kilometres east of Miranshah, the main town in the rugged tribal zone of North Waziristan....

    11/03/2005 8:26:59 PM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 99 replies · 1,826+ views
    U.S. Central Command ^ | November 3, 2005 | David Abrams
    November 3, 2005 Release Number: 05-11-23 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TWO TERRORISTS SELF-DESTRUCT WHILE BUILDING CAR BOMB BAGHDAD, Iraq – Task Force Baghdad dispatched elements to the scene where two terrorists attempting to build a car bomb were killed when the device prematurely detonated in central Baghdad Nov. 2. Elements dispatched included an explosives ordnance disposal team and a patrol from 6th Squadron, 8th Calvary Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. The explosion also killed an Iraqi civilian and set a nearby house on fire. Iraqi firefighters responded to douse the flames. The EOD team determined the terrorists had been building the...
  • Owner kills man in robbery (SC)

    10/18/2005 7:02:46 AM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 49 replies · 1,346+ views
    Orangeburg Times and Democrat ^ | October 18, 2005 | LEE HENDREN
    EUTAWVILLE — A young man was killed by a store owner Monday when he walked into a convenience store, brandishing a small-caliber handgun and demanding money, Orangeburg County Sheriff Larry Williams says. The drama unfolded around noon at Duncan’s Country Store, 14125 Old Number Six Highway, four and a half miles east of Eutawville. Long-time proprietor Lacey Duncan, who is in his late 70s, was minding the store when the gun-wielding man entered. As they struggled, the gun discharged, but the bullet did not hit anyone, the sheriff said. Hearing the noise, Duncan’s wife came into the store from the...
  • Man killed in alleged carjacking attempt of FBI agents

    10/02/2005 2:01:58 AM PDT · by bad company · 48 replies · 1,749+ views
    California Wire ^ | October 01, 2005
    LOS ANGELES (AP) One man was shot to death and another wounded after they allegedly attempted a carjacking against two FBI agents who were conducting surveillance, officials said. The FBI agents apparently were targeted randomly and the incident remains under investigation. FBI officials Friday declined to identify the slain suspect pending the notification of his relatives. The identity of the wounded suspect also was being withheld, along with the names of two others who were arrested because they are minors. Both agents were assigned to the FBI's Los Angeles field office. The agency did not disclose their names. The bureau...
  • At least 19 killed in Hamas rally explosion ("same event - Different report")

    09/23/2005 9:01:43 PM PDT · by konaice · 61 replies · 3,332+ views
    People's Daily On-Line (chi-coms) ^ | 10:05, September 24, 2005 | Xinhua
    At least 19 Palestinians were killed and 85 injured when an explosive-packed car blew up during a rally organized by the militant group Hamas on Friday in Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, Palestinian interior ministry said. Thousands of Hamas activists and supporters took part in an armed parade to celebrate the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip last week after 38 years of military occupation. Ismael Haneya, a senior Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip, told the crowds who were waving Hamas green flags that the Palestinians should continue their armed struggle in order to force Israel...
  • Explosion in Gaza city kills one, 21 injured

    09/05/2005 11:32:59 AM PDT · by Alouette · 13 replies · 460+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Sept. 5, 2005
    An explosion killed a person and destroyed a house after nightfall Monday in Gaza City, residents said, and at least 21 people were injured, two critically. It was not immediately clear what caused the blast in the Shajaiyeh neighborhood, near the border with Israel. The house belonged to a well-known family of Hamas supporters, the residents said. Three nearby buildings were on fire, rescue workers said.
  • One terrorist killed, one wounded making IED

    09/04/2005 7:57:17 AM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 14 replies · 336+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | 9/3/2005 | 42ND Infantry Division Public Affairs
    Release A050903b TIKRIT, Iraq – A terrorist was killed and another was wounded when the improvised explosive device they were assembling exploded in an Ad Duluiyah home Sept. 1. Task Force Liberty Soldiers responded to the explosion, searched the house, treated the wounded terrorist and detained him for questioning. This is the third instance this week in which IED making led to the death of terrorists. - 30 - For more information, please contact the 42ND Infantry Division Public Affairs Office 42 ID PAO at .
  • IRAQ - Explosion in Sunni mosque

    07/13/2005 1:41:28 PM PDT · by NYer · 48 replies · 1,211+ views
    Asia News ^ | July 13, 2005
    Two people are killed in a mosque near the Iran-Iraq border, while ten Sunnis die in a Shiite neighbourhood in Baghdad. Baghdad (AsiaNews/Agencies) – A suicide bomber blew himself up at a Sunni mosque in Jalowla, near the Iraq-Iran border, killing two people. This is unusual because Shiite mosques are usually targeted.Local police, who identified the suicide bomber, said the man might have been inside the mosque preparing for an attack when the explosives detonated prematurely. Two of his brothers were arrested.The blast came at a time of growing sectarian tensions between Shiite and Sunni Arabs.Jordanian terrorist al-Zarqawi has added...
  • Suspect wounded in armed robbery attempt (GA)

    06/01/2005 8:14:47 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 13 replies · 762+ views
    Savannah Morning News ^ | 5/31/05 | Megan Matteucci
    Wounded man is dropped off at Memorial; store clerk is unharmed. Gunfire filled a westside Savannah clothing store Tuesday afternoon as the cashier fired back during what appeared to be an attempted armed robbery, police said. Just before 1 p.m., three black males walked into Top of the Line Fashions and Accessories at 2903 W. Bay St., Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police spokesman Bucky Burnsed said. The men ordered the cashier to the ground and stole his wallet, according to Joseph W. Woods, who owns Lil Chick at 2901 W. Bay St. The suspects then started filling bags with clothing and other...
  • RPG kills Hamas man as he tries to fire it

    05/29/2005 9:33:44 AM PDT · by Alouette · 75 replies · 1,736+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | May 29, 2005 | Associated Press
    A Hamas member was killed in the Gaza Strip on Sunday as he tried to fire a rocket-propelled grenade at nearby Israeli targets, the Israeli Army said. Palestinian hospital officials said the man was critically injured by shrapnel and later died of his wounds at a hospital in the Gaza town of Khan Younis. The man was at the Khan Younis cemetery, near the Jewish settlement of Neve Dekalim, when he hurt himself. In a separate incident, in Gaza City, two Palestinians were hurt in a mysterious explosion. Palestinian police said they were investigating.
  • Bomb explodes at Muslim shrine in Islamabad

    05/26/2005 11:55:57 PM PDT · by jmc1969 · 43 replies · 801+ views
    MSNBC & AP ^ | May 27, 2005
    <p>ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A bomb exploded Friday at a Muslim shrine near Pakistan’s capital, killing an unknown number of people and wounding dozens, police said.</p> <p>Hundreds of people were gathered at the Bari Imam shrine on the outskirts of Islamabad when the blast occurred.</p>
  • Alleged Intruder Shot By Homeowner (OK)

    05/19/2005 11:05:57 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 49 replies · 1,570+ views ^ | May 18, 2005
    Suspect In Serious Condition; Police Say Case Still Under Investigation OKLAHOMA CITY -- An intruder got more than he bargained for Tuesday night when he allegedly tried to break into a home in northwest Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City police said a woman shot Ervin Donaldson twice in the chest while he tried to break into her home at 1221 N. Woodward St. near Northwest 12th Street and Grand Avenue. Officers said Donaldson knocked on the back door of the house just after 10:30 p.m Tuesday, asked to use the phone, then tried to force his way into the home. A...
  • Tractor driver suffocates under pile of manure

    04/24/2005 2:12:09 PM PDT · by kingattax · 54 replies · 979+ views
    Reuters/MSNBC ^ | 3-27-2005
    Czech man dies in work-related accident; investigation under way PRAGUE, Czech Republic - A Czech tractor driver died under eight tons of manure in a bizarre accident that has baffled his employers, local media reported. The 34-year old man, identified only as Martin T., suffocated after the load fell on him while he was dumping it in a field near the western Czech city of Karlovy Vary, news Web Site reported on Sunday. “It absolutely beats me how this could happen,” said Vladimir Erps, chief of the company employing the victim. “
  • Hamas member killed in Gaza blast

    02/09/2005 8:04:08 AM PST · by OXENinFLA · 79 replies · 2,653+ views
    ABC ^ | 2-9-05 | ??
    A member of the radical Islamic movement Hamas has been killed in a blast in the southern Gaza Strip. Palestinian medical sources and witnesses say the cause of the blast is not immediately known. Two other people were slightly wounded in the explosion near the home of the victim. An Israeli military spokesman says there was no army activity in the region at the time of the blast. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon announced at a summit with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas yesterday his armed forces would cease all military activity against all Palestinians.
  • Insurgent, family killed in accidental bomb explosion (such a shame!)

    12/29/2004 3:22:30 AM PST · by Kepitalizm · 26 replies · 723+ views
    ABC News Online ^ | 27 December 2004
    An insurgent accidentally has killed himself and four members of his family in Iraq's southern city of Karbala. Police say a bomb he was making exploded inside his house. A woman was also wounded in the blast. Makeshift roadside bombs are the weapon of choice for insurgents fighting US forces in Iraq. Insurgents often plant the bombs, known as improvised explosive devices (IEDs), by the side of main roads, detonating them remotely as US military convoys or Iraqi security forces drive by. Several roadside bombs, often made out of artillery shells, go off each day.
  • Terrorist Injured by His Own Grenade ["work accident"]

    12/07/2004 9:22:35 AM PST · by yonif · 33 replies · 807+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 19:15 Dec 07, '04 / 24 Kislev 5765
    ( A terrorist was injured when the grenade he attempted to hurl at a vehicle in Hevron exploded in his hands. He was transported to hospital in a PA ambulance.
  • MORE ON WARLOCK'S TRICKS [U.S. remotely detonates IED's and incoming enemy mortar rounds in Iraq]

    11/29/2004 11:01:47 PM PST · by Southack · 26 replies · 5,328+ views
    Defense Tech ^ | Noah Shachtman
    MORE ON WARLOCK'S TRICKS It's not much. But I've got a leeetle more information on the military's hush-hush defense against improvised explosive devices, or IEDs.The Warlock radio frequency jammers are made by the New York and Simi Valley firm EDO. And they're based on an earlier EDO product called the Shortstop Electronic Protection System, which is designed to protect troops against proximity-fused weapons, like mortar rounds and artillery shells. According to EDO, Shortstop grabs the electronic signal that one of these weapons makes, "modifies the signal and sends it back to the weapon making the fuze think it is...
  • Iraq roadside bomb "went off prematurely" [One less terrorist]

    09/29/2004 10:51:07 AM PDT · by OXENinFLA · 74 replies · 1,577+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 9-29-04 | Khalid Mohammed
    Wed Sep 29, 9:47 AM ET People gather at the site where a roadside bomb, being planted by insurgents, went off prematurely in Adhamiya district of Baghdad, Iraq (news - web sites), Wednesday Sept. 29, 2004. One of the insurgents died, one was gravely injured and the third escaped. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
  • Four Iraqi insurgents killed in "work accident"

    09/19/2004 9:40:34 AM PDT · by yonif · 37 replies · 1,047+ views
    Four Iraqi insurgents killed when bomb they were attempting to plant at side of a road near Iraqi city of Suwayrah exploded
  • Gaza: Terrorist killed in “work accident”

    09/08/2004 9:57:35 AM PDT · by yonif · 9 replies · 625+ views
    Maariv News Ticker ^ | 8 September, 2004 | Amir Buhbut
    A terrorist was killed this afternoon in the Jebalya refugee camp in Gaza in what appears to be a “work accident”. According to an IDF official, “An army unit spotted a terrorist that tried to launch an anti-tank missile. Suddenly a powerful explosion was heard. It is estimated that an accident had triggered charges in the house”.
  • Member of al-Aqsa Brigades, killed while making bomb in an open area in Gaza [work accident]

    08/26/2004 3:12:49 PM PDT · by yonif · 33 replies · 702+ views
    Haaretz News Ticker ^ | 8/26/2004 | Reuters
    Witnesses: Fadi Owemer, member of al-Aqsa Brigades, killed while making bomb in an open area in Gaza (Reuters)
  • Terrorist Killed While Preparing a Bomb [work accident]

    08/17/2004 9:33:51 PM PDT · by yonif · 21 replies · 586+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 07:07 Aug 18, '04 / 1 Elul 5764
    ( PA sources reported during the night that terrorist Majdi Salah was killed in a village in the Ramallah area during the night when a bomb he was preparing exploded. According to the report, his parents were critically injured in the explosion.