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By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 9th, 2013
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  A firefighter sprays water on destroyed cars in Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, Sept, 7, 2013. Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN) — A pair of bomb blasts in Mogadishu Saturday killed at least 20 people, most of them civilians, police said. An apparent car bomb exploded in the parking lot outside of ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Aug 30th, 2013
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At least two people including a Libyan prosecutor, who was in charge of cases involving ex-regime officials, have been killed in a car bomb explosion in the eastern city of Benghazi, a security source says. According to the source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the incident took place on T...
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In Mali
Feb 22nd, 2013
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At least five people have been kille Friday by a car bomb in the remote north-Malian town of Khalil. The blast was meant to target Tuareg MNLA separatists, who are allied with the French forces stationed in the country. According to an MNLA representative, the suspected Islamists had first attempted ...
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Aug 19th, 2012
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A Libyan security official says two car bombs have exploded in Libya’s capital, killing two people. The official says the first car bomb went off in a main street early in the morning Sunday, killing two and wounding four people. Thirty minutes later, a cab parked in a narrow alley by the Inter...
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Aug 14th, 2012
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A bomb explosion has occurred in Kaduna metropolis, killing at least four people. The explosion occurred along Ali Akilu road between Abakpa Total/Shagalinku within the metropolis. The explosive device, a security source said, exploded accidentally in the hands of two men, who were travelling with it...
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Apr 10th, 2012
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Kaduna – Suicide bombers and gunmen in northern Nigeria are passing over increasingly fortified government structures for softer targets like churches and beer parlours – and hitting the nation’s impoverished masses in the process. One local preacher said on Tuesday: “You don&...
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Mar 25th, 2012
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Maiduguri – An hours-long gun battle raged on Saturday in a northern Nigerian city that’s the spiritual home of a radical Islamist sect, and a car bomb exploded during a gun fight with members of the group in another city in the restive region, authorities said. At least 6 people were kil...
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Mar 25th, 2012
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Kano – Nigeria’s military says two suspected members of a radical Islamist sect were killed and two soldiers wounded when a car bomb exploded during a raid on a suspected hideout for the group. Brigadier General Iliyasu Abba told journalists on Saturday the attack happened at about 01:00 ...
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Mar 4th, 2012
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Lagos – A lawyer for one of the men accused of planning a 2010 dual car bombing in Nigeria’s capital says his client has died while awaiting trial. Festus Keyamo said on Saturday in a statement that Tiemkenfa Francis Osvo, known as General Gbokos, died in a federal prison near NigeriaR...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 18th, 2012
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Mogadishu – The Islamist al-Shabaab rebel movement claimed responsibility for a car bomb which exploded at a major police building in Somalia’s war-torn capital Mogadishu on Friday, wounding a police officer. “A car full of explosives, which was seized by the security forces this mo...