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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Anadolu Agency quoted Somali police as saying that the suicide attack targeted a security checkpoint.
It was suicide attack, in which suicide bomber blew him up inside the check port," official sources said.
However, a few days after the alleged suicide attack on the former SSP Malir, one body was identified as Saeed Gul, a resident of Fareed Colony in Orangi Town.
However, she was unable to reach Libya and Daesh decided to take her to Kuwait where she would carry a suicide attack, Al Rai reported on Sunday.
There has been a suicide attack almost every day around the world in the recent times.
The ISIL suicide attack that has taken a heavy toll among Ahrar al-Sham commanders has made the rival militant group face a leadership crisis and even stop its military operations in Sahl al-Qab region of Idlib, the Arabic-language Al-Araby al-Jadeed news website reported.
14 people were killed and four others were injured in today's suicide attack," Mohammad Zahir, Kabul police chief, told dpa.
The name of the suspected militant is Bulut Yayla and, according to the ministry, he had been preparing to stage a suicide attack in Turkey.
Nineteen people died -including eight suicide bombers- during a suicide attack on Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul late on Tuesday.
The third suicide attack ripped through in Taliban birthplace Kandahar at 09:00 a.
All Jewish participants were then posed a follow up question, asking if they supported the perpetrator of a suicide attack against Palestinians.
RAWALPINDI, June 10 -- Judge of ATC Muhammad Akram Awan Wednesday acquitted honourably 18 accused allegedly involved in Aabpara, district court suicide attack and district court firing case due to the absence of any concrete proof against them.