Twin bombing in Damascus kills and injures over 160
A double bomb attack on Saturday, March 11th 2017, in the Syrian capital of Damascus killed at least 40. A further 120 were wounded in the attack. Since the attack, the death toll has risen to 74.
The Consequences of Poor Storage of Ammunition Stockpiles and IED usage
As part of AOAV's series of IED reports: The Consequences of Poor Storage of Ammunition Stockpiles and IED usage
Al Qaeda affiliate suicide attack in Mali kills dozens
A suicide attack on a military camp in Gao, Mali, yesterday morning, January 18th 2017, killed up to 60 people and wounded more than 100.
Protected: A review of international, regional and bilateral initiatives that aim to provide counter-IED assistance
A review of major initiatives that span borders to try to combat the spread of Improvised Explosive Devices
Twin bombing in Kabul kills and injures more than 100
Yesterday, January 10th 2016, a suicide bomber and a car bomb were detonated in Kabul near government offices. The blasts killed 38 and people and wounded 72.
Could Donald Trump’s global property portfolio and brand be a target for IED attacks?
Donald Trump will be almost unique as an American President with a global property presence. Will these buildings be a possible target for terror attacks?
Deadly truck bomb targets rebel-held town in Syria
At least 43 were killed and 53 wounded on Saturday, January 7th 2017, when an explosives-laden truck was detonated in the Syrian rebel-held town of Azaz, near the Turkish border.
Will 2017 see even more suicide bombings? Sadly, probably yes.
If history can help us look towards the future, 2016 does not bode well for suicide attacks when it comes to 2017.
Over 200 killed and wounded in Istanbul bomb blasts
On Saturday, December 10th 2016, at about 10.30pm, two bombs were detonated outside a football stadium in Istanbul’s Beşiktaş neighbourhood, killing 38 and injuring 160.
Double suicide bomb at a market in Nigeria
Two suicide bombers detonated their explosives at a crowded market at Madagali, Nigeria, on Friday, December 9th 2016. The blast killed 45 and injured more than 60.
ISIS suicide bomber causes devastation to Shia pilgrims in Iraq
On Thursday, November 24th 2016, a suicide truck bomb targeted Shia pilgrims at a petrol station near Hilla, south of Baghdad. At least 97 were killed in the attack that was claimed by ISIS.
ISIS suicide attack on Shia mosque in Kabul kills and injures over 100
The suicide attack on Monday, November 21st 2016, in Kabul, Afghanistan, targeted a crowded Shia mosque, killing over 30 people.
Suicide bomber targets worshippers in Pakistan
On November 12th 2016, a suicide bomber attacked a gathering of worshippers at the Sufi shrine Shah Noorani, in Balochistan province, Pakistan. The attack killed at least 52 and injured over 100.
Islamic State use ambulances to carry out suicide bomb attacks in Iraq
On Sunday, November 9th 2016, IS carried out suicide attacks in Tikrit and Samarra killing at least 25 and wounding over 100.
Suicide bomber in Baghdad targets mourners
On Saturday, October 17th 2016, a suicide bomber targeted a funeral gathering in northern Baghdad, Iraq. The attack killed at least 35 and wounded 63.