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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.