RIYADH: A suicide bomber has blown himself at a Shiite mosque (Imambargah) in the east of Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers. Local residents say the explosion has killed and wounded at least 40 people. The blast took place at the Imam Ali mosque in the town of al-Qadeeh, Qatif province. One witness said there were at least 40 casualties in the attack, where more than 150 people were praying. “We were doing the first part of the prayers when we heard the blast,” Kamal Jaafar Hassan, one of the worshipers,Read More
PESHAWAR, 14 MAY, (DNA) – A police man and two suspected militants were killed during an encounter in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area on Thursday. According to the sources in police, two suspected militants were also rounded up following the clash. Security forces reportedly seized a number of weapons from the unidentified assailants. Soon after the incident, police cordoned off the area and carried out search operation.
RAIPUR, 10 MAY, (DNA) – Maoist rebels have killed one hostage and released some 250 others in India’s restive Chhattisgarh state after capturing the villagers on the eve of premier Narendra Modi’s visit to the state, police said Sunday. The insurgents rounded up the villagers late on Friday and marched them into the forests in impoverished Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district in protest against construction of a local bridge, police said. “All villagers have been released [late on Saturday] except one who was killed at the hands of the Maoists,” District InspectorRead More