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Fuel truck bomb kills more than 20 in northern Syria: Report

At least 22 people including civilians were killed and 27 others wounded when an explosive device inside a fuel truck exploded in a market.
A picture taken on February 24, 2020, shows smoke billowing over the village of Qaminas, about 6 kilometres southeast of Idlib city, following reported Syrian air strikes. (Photo for representative purpose only)(AFP)
A picture taken on February 24, 2020, shows smoke billowing over the village of Qaminas, about 6 kilometres southeast of Idlib city, following reported Syrian air strikes. (Photo for representative purpose only)(AFP)
Published on Apr 28, 2020 08:51 PM IST
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Beirut | ByAgence France-Presse

A bomb that wasn’t: Unclaimed bag creates security scare at Delhi airport

Minutes after the bag was found and the initial test showed the presence of explosives -- particularly deadly explosive RDX -- the Central Industrial Security Force(CISF) informed Delhi Police and central agencies. The two agencies launched a joint probe.
While the agencies were frantically at work to solve the case, around 10 pm, a Delhi resident walked into the Indira Gandhi International police station and said he had forgotten a bag at the airport.(Ajay Aggarwal/ HT Photo)
While the agencies were frantically at work to solve the case, around 10 pm, a Delhi resident walked into the Indira Gandhi International police station and said he had forgotten a bag at the airport.(Ajay Aggarwal/ HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 02, 2019 06:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

7 injured after bomb-laden motorbike explodes in Afghanistan

The incident took place at 1:11 pm (local time) in the bazaar of Spin Boldak district.
A bomb-laden motorbike exploded in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province.(AP Photo)
A bomb-laden motorbike exploded in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province.(AP Photo)
Updated on Oct 30, 2019 06:08 PM IST
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Kabul | ByAsian News International

62 killed, over 100 injured in blast inside mosque during Friday prayers in east Afghanistan

Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for Nangarhar province’s governor, said there were multiple blasts from explosives placed inside the mosque in the Jawdara area of Haska Mena district.
Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of eastern Nangarhar province, said 40 other people were wounded in Friday afternoon’s attack in Haskamena district. Image used for representational purpose only.(AP File Photo)
Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of eastern Nangarhar province, said 40 other people were wounded in Friday afternoon’s attack in Haskamena district. Image used for representational purpose only.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Oct 18, 2019 08:07 PM IST
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Kabul | ByReuters

Pressing lotus symbol means dropping nuclear bomb on Pak: UP deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya

He said the upcoming Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections are crucial as these will be the first polls in the country after the abrogation of Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Sunday said that giving votes to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) “will mean a nuclear bomb has been automatically dropped on Pakistan”.(PTI)
Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Sunday said that giving votes to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) “will mean a nuclear bomb has been automatically dropped on Pakistan”.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 14, 2019 10:12 AM IST
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Thane | ByPress Trust of India

Fed up of airport frisking, man cries bomb, ends up missing flight to Bangkok

According to officials at security agencies, because of a high-leve alert being sounded, they had put in place secondary ladder point checking (SLPC) under which passengers, despite being checked by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) before entering the departure area, are checked again by airline staff just before they board.
The passenger was offloaded by the airline and handed over to the local police.(PTI FILE)
The passenger was offloaded by the airline and handed over to the local police.(PTI FILE)
Updated on Aug 30, 2019 09:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByFaizan Haidar

Auto-rickshaw driver injured as crude bomb explodes inside vehicle

The driver identified as Gobinda Rao was spotted in a pool of blood and was shifted to a private hospital by locals.
The police said someone had kept the explosives inside the vehicle without the knowledge of the auto-rickshaw driver.(HT PHOTO.)
The police said someone had kept the explosives inside the vehicle without the knowledge of the auto-rickshaw driver.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 11:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | ByHT Correspondent

Bombs rattle Bangkok during ASEAN summit, 4 injured

Small devices -- believed to be so-called “ping pong bombs” around the size of a table tennis ball -- exploded at several locations across the city, none close to the summit venue.
Several exploded in Bangkok on Friday, rattling the Thai capital as it hosted a regional summit attended by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and leaving four people wounded.(AFP Photo)
Several exploded in Bangkok on Friday, rattling the Thai capital as it hosted a regional summit attended by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and leaving four people wounded.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Aug 02, 2019 01:08 PM IST
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Bangkok | ByAgence France-Presse

At least 34 killed as Afghan bus hits Taliban roadside bomb: Official

The attack, which came one day after the United Nations said civilians are being killed and wounded at a “shocking” level in Afghanistan’s war, occurred around 6:00 am (local time), authorities said.
A passenger bus travelling on the Kandahar-Herat highway hit a Taliban roadside bomb.(AP File Photo)
A passenger bus travelling on the Kandahar-Herat highway hit a Taliban roadside bomb.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2020 10:43 PM IST
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Herat | ByAgence France-Presse

Three bombs kill 11 in Afghan capital as US general visits

A suicide bomber blew himself near a minibus carrying employees of the ministry and mines and petroleum, killing five women and a child.
Afghan security personnel inspect at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.(AP Photo)
Afghan security personnel inspect at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.(AP Photo)
Updated on Jul 25, 2019 06:41 PM IST
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Kabul | ByReuters

Fabio Fognini may face fine for Wimbledon ‘bomb’ outburst

The Italian 12th seed made the outburst during his straight-sets third round defeat to US world number 94 Tennys Sandgren on Saturday.
Italy's Fabio Fognini(AP)
Italy's Fabio Fognini(AP)
Published on Jul 08, 2019 03:54 PM IST
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London | ByAFP

Bombs seized from poachers explode at Maharashtra Forest Department

At least 89 seized crude bombs were in the possession of the forest department at the Paud office, some 45 kilometres from Pune.
After keeping the bombs inside the office early on Wednesday morning, the officials left, after which the explosions took place.(HT Photo)
After keeping the bombs inside the office early on Wednesday morning, the officials left, after which the explosions took place.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2019 12:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

In Puri district, miscreants hurl bombs at BJP candidate’s house

BJP’s candidate for Pipili assembly constituency, Ashrit Pattanayak was at his residence in Kamakantia village of Puri district when an unidentified man hurled bombs at his main door. The main gate of the house as well as a portion of the door was damaged in the incident, officials said.
Pattanayak, a businessman, unsuccessfully contested from Pipili Assembly constituency in the 2019 polls, losing to BJD’s Pradeep Maharathy by a margin of 15,787 votes. (Image used for representational purpose).(ANI PHOTO)
Pattanayak, a businessman, unsuccessfully contested from Pipili Assembly constituency in the 2019 polls, losing to BJD’s Pradeep Maharathy by a margin of 15,787 votes. (Image used for representational purpose).(ANI PHOTO)
Updated on May 25, 2019 09:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | ByDebabrata Mohanty

DRDO test fires guided bomb from Sukhoi combat jet

The defence ministry said the guided bomb achieved the desired range and hit the target with high precision.
The ministry said all the mission objectives have been met during the test firing of the bomb, adding it is capable of carrying different warheads.(HT Photo)
The ministry said all the mission objectives have been met during the test firing of the bomb, adding it is capable of carrying different warheads.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 24, 2019 06:31 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Bombs hurled, cars smashed as TMC-BJP battle escalates

The final phase of the Lok Sabha elections in the battleground state, which sends 42 members to the Lok Sabha, resembled the earlier six phases that were marked by violence and political clashes.
Kakinara hamlet in Bhatpara assembly constituency resembled a battlefield as workers from the Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) clashed with crude bombs and bricks on the roads.(PTI FILE)
Kakinara hamlet in Bhatpara assembly constituency resembled a battlefield as workers from the Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) clashed with crude bombs and bricks on the roads.(PTI FILE)
Updated on May 20, 2019 07:37 AM IST
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Kolkata | ByHT Correspondent

With churches shut after bombs, Sri Lankans hear Sunday Mass on TV

At the YMCA, a group of young girls held Sunday school near a portrait of Christ. Sajith Liyanage, a 51-year-old Catholic, said he remained worried and would watch Mass on TV.
Security personnel stand guard in front of St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo on April 23, 2019, two days after a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka.(AFP)
Security personnel stand guard in front of St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo on April 23, 2019, two days after a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 28, 2019 12:26 PM IST
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Ampara (Sri Lanka) | ByAssociated Press

‘Should tie bomb around Rahul Gandhi’: BJP’s Pankaja Munde on Balakot proof

In response to the Pulwama terror attack, the Indian Air Force carried out the airstrike on February 26. The Pulwama attack was orchestrated by the JeM.
Pankaja, daughter of late Gopinath Munde, aimed at Rahul in response to several Congress leaders questioning the Balakot airstrike.(Kunal Patil/HT File Photo)
Pankaja, daughter of late Gopinath Munde, aimed at Rahul in response to several Congress leaders questioning the Balakot airstrike.(Kunal Patil/HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 22, 2019 09:41 PM IST
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Jalna, Maharashtra | ByAsian News International

Improvised bomb defused near Colombo airport by Sri Lankan air force: : Police

A police source told AFP that a “homemade” pipe bomb had been found late Sunday on a road leading towards the main terminal, which remains open with heavy security after deadly attacks on churchs and hotels.
Updated on Apr 22, 2019 07:35 AM IST
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Colombo | ByAgence France-Presse

Lok Sabha elections 2019: ‘Send Rahul to some country with a bomb tied to his body’

The Congress has condemned her remarks. “The cheap thoughts of BJP leaders are being proved once again. We don’t expect anything less than that from them.
Despite repeated attempts by HT to contact Munde, she was not available for a comment.(HT Photo)
Despite repeated attempts by HT to contact Munde, she was not available for a comment.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 22, 2019 06:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

‘Am I carrying a bomb in my bag’: IndiGo removes Kerala man over remark

“Am I carrying a bomb in my bag?” the passenger identified as Alex Mathew resident of Pathanamthitta, Kerala reportedly told the airline staff at Kochi Airport on Tuesday.
The passenger was offloaded and following security protocol handed over to the local police for further action.
The passenger was offloaded and following security protocol handed over to the local police for further action.
Updated on Mar 07, 2019 04:48 PM IST
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Chennai | ByAsian News International

Two RSS workers arrested for hurling bomb at Kerala police station

Two RSS workers arrested for hurling bomb at Kerala police station. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Two RSS workers arrested for hurling bomb at Kerala police station. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Feb 03, 2019 08:55 PM IST
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Thiruvananthapuram | ByPress Trust of India

20 dead as bombs target Sunday Mass in Philippine cathedral

Troops in armored carriers sealed off the main road leading to the church while vehicles transported the dead and wounded to the town hospital. Some casualties were evacuated by air to nearby Zamboanga city.
Soldiers attend the scene after two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral in Jolo, the capital of Sulu province in southern Philippines, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Two bombs minutes apart tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 20 people and wounding more than 80 others during a Sunday Mass, officials said. (AP Photo/Nickee Butlangan)(AP)
Soldiers attend the scene after two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral in Jolo, the capital of Sulu province in southern Philippines, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Two bombs minutes apart tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 20 people and wounding more than 80 others during a Sunday Mass, officials said. (AP Photo/Nickee Butlangan)(AP)
Published on Jan 27, 2019 05:54 PM IST
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Jolo (Philippines) | ByAssociated Press

2 men killed after bombs blow up vehicle in Bihar’s Jamui

The impact of the bombs was so intense that the vehicle got badly damaged and both the persons died on the spot. Parts of the vehicle were scattered spread all around.
The damaged Scorpio(Hindustan Times)
The damaged Scorpio(Hindustan Times)
Published on Jan 19, 2019 12:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByAvinash Kumar, Patna

China develops its own ‘Mother of All Bombs’: Report

It is dubbed as the Chinese version of the “Mother of All Bombs” due to its huge destruction potential that is claimed to be only second to nuclear weapons, the daily said.
China has developed a massive bomb, said to be the country’s answer to the US-built ‘Mother of All Bombs’.(Norinco Website)
China has developed a massive bomb, said to be the country’s answer to the US-built ‘Mother of All Bombs’.(Norinco Website)
Updated on Jan 04, 2019 07:01 PM IST
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Beijing | ByPress Trust of India

US military apologises for New Year’s Eve tweet about dropping bombs

In a message posted, and later deleted, on Twitter, the military force that controls the US nuclear arsenal released a video in which B-2 bombers drop bombs, with the message: “If ever needed, we are #ready to drop something much, much bigger.”
S Strategic Command apologised on Monday for a joke in “bad taste” after tweeting it was ready to drop something “much bigger” than the traditional Times Square crystal ball at New Year.(AFP)
S Strategic Command apologised on Monday for a joke in “bad taste” after tweeting it was ready to drop something “much bigger” than the traditional Times Square crystal ball at New Year.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 01, 2019 10:31 AM IST
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Washington | ByPress Trust of India

WW-II bomb found off Kolkata port

A World War-II era aerial bomb has been retrieved at Netaji Subhas Dock off the Kolkata Port Trust during a routine dredging operation on Friday.
The Kolkata Port Trust cordoned off the dock and filed a first information report with the Kolkata Police.(HT photo)
The Kolkata Port Trust cordoned off the dock and filed a first information report with the Kolkata Police.(HT photo)
Updated on Dec 29, 2018 11:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

India house prices to rise at half the rate of inflation, Delhi to be hit hardest

House prices have risen at almost double-digit rates for over a decade in a country of 1.3 billion people, where for many, owning a home is still a dream. Major cities in India have become some of the most densely populated in the world.
By India house prices will rise at half the rate of consumer price inflation next year, hit by dwindling credit supply, according to a Reuters poll of housing market experts who said Delhi, the national capital, will be hit hardest.(HT Photo)
By India house prices will rise at half the rate of consumer price inflation next year, hit by dwindling credit supply, according to a Reuters poll of housing market experts who said Delhi, the national capital, will be hit hardest.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 16, 2018 09:13 PM IST
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Bengaluru | ByReuters

FBI arrests man for demonstrating how to build bomb

Ahmad told an FBI source that he had learned how to make bombs using a cell phone during the Iraq War, according to the criminal complaint
Ahmad is scheduled for a detention and preliminary hearing on Friday morning in US District Court of Arizona(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Ahmad is scheduled for a detention and preliminary hearing on Friday morning in US District Court of Arizona(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Nov 01, 2018 03:49 PM IST
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‘Explosives’ sent to Obama, Clinton intercepted, CNN’s NY office evacuated

A US official says a “functional explosive device” was found at Hillary and Bill Clinton’s suburban New York home.
White House condemned the attempted violent attacks against former President Barack Obama (right) and Hillary Clinton.(Getty Images/File Photo)
White House condemned the attempted violent attacks against former President Barack Obama (right) and Hillary Clinton.(Getty Images/File Photo)
Updated on Oct 24, 2018 11:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | ByYashwant Raj

Navy drops a bomb, says watch out for ammo during Versova-Bandra sea link work

Tells MSRDC to tread with caution, with earlier instances of missiles, grenades being found on the sea bed
The Bandra-Worli sea link in Mumbai. The Maharashtra government recently signed an agreement with a consortium to build the 17.17km Versova-Bandra Sea Link from October.(HT FILE)
The Bandra-Worli sea link in Mumbai. The Maharashtra government recently signed an agreement with a consortium to build the 17.17km Versova-Bandra Sea Link from October.(HT FILE)
Published on Sep 08, 2018 01:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySwapnil Rawal
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