Suicide Bombing


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Suicide Bombing

An act of war or terrorism in which one explodes a bomb such that it kills oneself and the people in the vicinity. Suicide bombings are usually acts of desperation. The possibility of a suicide bombing is a type of political risk, especially in areas where they are already known to occur.
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Since the bodies of the two bombers were shredded into pieces following the explosions, it may be hard to ascertain whether it was a case of suicide bombing, or remotely detonated bombing, although the bombs were with the two bombers.
"The AFP has not since ruled out the possibility of suicide bombing. We are, however, still pursuing leads from the ongoing investigation and testimonies of survivors that point to other possibility that it may not be suicide bombing," he added.
Earlier in the week, around 14 suspects were questioned over the planned suicide bombing near the palace in Jakarta, as well as a suspected terrorist threat that was reportedly planned on Java island, Aljazeera reported. 
But Baghdad analysts say the group has long staged indiscriminate suicide bombings and see these attacks as a continuation of that tactic.
The suicide bombing targeted the security cordon of the protest, a source in the protest's organizing committee said.
When it comes to suicide bombings against civilians, Tunisians are vehemently against, with 90% saying this tactic should never be used.
The US government claims the suicide bombing of the Cole, and the planned suicide bombing of another military ship in Dubai, point to a pattern of plotting against several US military ships.
The statement further added, the suicide bomber was recognized as Syed Habib and was arrested along with a suicide bombing vest.
Washington, Rabi'I 20, 1434, Feb 1, 2013, SPA -- The White House said it is not yet clear who is responsible for a suicide bombing Friday at the U.S.
military killed Osama bin Laden sent a message every bit as powerful as the fact that he was killed in the first place, according to the author of a history of suicide bombing. That bin Laden was killed by a team of highly trained soldiers--and not by a drone or bomb--spoiled the grand narrative of brave Muslim fighters versus U.S.
The business of martyrdom; a history of suicide bombing.
A suicide bombing in a Pakistani market close to the Afghan border kills 20 people, officials said, a day after the U.S.