Bombings

March 09, 2019 - 2:28 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Recordings of several 911 calls made after a series of deadly package bombings in Austin last year show the chaos and panic that gripped the city. In one 911 call after the first bomb detonated March 2, 2018, family members, neighbors and first responders struggled to discern...
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In this Wednesday, March 6, 2019, photo, a woman carries supplies from a reception area for people evacuated from the last shred of territory held by Islamic State militants, outside Baghouz, Syria. (AP Photo/Gabriel Chaim)
March 09, 2019 - 12:33 pm
BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — U.S.-backed fighters could soon resume an offensive against the Islamic State group in the last area they control in Syria, an official said Saturday, adding that the battle against the extremists is expected to take three days. Aras Orkesh of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic...
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A Somali soldier walks near the wreckage of car in Mogadishu, Somalia, Thursday March 7, 2019. A Somali police officer says a car bomb blast near a security checkpoint near the presidential palace in the Somali capital killed at least two people. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
March 07, 2019 - 5:24 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A police officer in Somalia says a car bomb blast near a security checkpoint at the presidential palace in the capital killed at least two people. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said that a car exploded by the rear entrance of the hilltop presidential palace and appeared to have been...
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Flowers are set at a house of a doctor, who died in an explosion by a booby trap in Enkenbach-Alsenborn, Germany, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. A gardener, who was found also dead, is suspected to have set the booby trap. (Oliver Dietze/dpa via AP)
March 06, 2019 - 2:10 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German police on Wednesday urged anyone who had a conflict with a recently deceased man to be wary, after a doctor was killed and a mother and daughter were injured by bombs apparently planted by him before he died. Westpfalz police spokesman Bernhard Christian Erfort told The...
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The scene as police secure the area outside the University of Glasgow, Scotland, after a suspicious package was found the university, Wednesday March 6, 2019. Police Scotland says officers are examining items found Wednesday morning at the University of Glasgow and the Royal Bank of Scotland headquarters in Edinburgh. (AP Photo/Lilli Schlossbach)
March 06, 2019 - 8:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Buildings at the University of Glasgow were evacuated Wednesday as police examined a suspicious package found in the mailroom, a day after three London transport hubs received letter bombs. Police Scotland said officers examined packages discovered just before 11 a.m. (1100 GMT) at...
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An Afghan security personnel stand guard in the checkpoint of airport after a suicide attack in Jalalabad province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Militants in Afghanistan set off a suicide blast on Wednesday morning and stormed a construction company near the airport in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said. (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar)
March 06, 2019 - 3:30 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Militants in Afghanistan set off a suicide blast on Wednesday morning and stormed a construction company near the airport in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, killing at least 16 people, officials said. The dawn assault triggered an hours-long gunbattle...
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The FBI searches the home of Stephen Beal in Long Beach, Calif., Sunday, March 3, 2019, after taking him into custody in connection with a 2018 bombing at an Aliso Viejo beauty salon that killed his former girlfriend. (Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP)
March 04, 2019 - 7:22 pm
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A California man was arrested for a spa bombing that killed his ex-girlfriend last year after a painstaking analysis linked explosive remnants to the suspect, his home and car, federal prosecutors said Monday. Stephen Beal, 59, had been arrested shortly after the bombing last...
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FILE - This May 16, 2018 file photo shows the home occupied by Stephen Beal in Los Beach, Calif. Beal, who was released in 2018 after his arrest on an explosives charge, was arrested Sunday, March 3, 2019, in connection with the May 15 bombing that killed Ildiko Krajnyak in her Orange County spa, said FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller. (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers, File)
March 03, 2019 - 7:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California man was arrested Sunday in connection with an explosion that killed his ex-girlfriend at her day spa last year, the FBI said. Stephen Beal was arrested without incident in connection with the May 15 bombing that killed Ildiko Krajnyak in her Orange County spa, said...
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A family member of a Pakistani prisoner Shakir Ullah, who was killed by Indian inmates in an Indian jail, sits next to his body in an ambulance arriving from India at Pakistani-India border post Wagah, near Lahore, Pakistan, Saturday, March 2, 2019. Indian authorities have handed over the body of a Pakistani prisoner Ullah who was beaten to death by Indian inmates this month at an Indian jail apparently in retaliation for the Dec. 14 suicide bombing in Indian-controlled Kashmir that killed 40 soldiers. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
March 02, 2019 - 9:02 am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The Latest on tensions between India and Pakistan (all times local): 7:15 p.m. India has handed over the body of a Pakistani prisoner who was beaten to death by inmates at an Indian jail last month apparently in retaliation for a Feb. 14 suicide bombing in Indian-controlled...
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Somali soldiers stand guard at a destroyed building in Mogadishu, Somalia, Friday, March 1, 2019. Police say a nearly day-long siege in the heart of Somalia's capital has ended with all of the al-Shabab extremist attackers killed. More than 20 are dead with the number expected to climb as hospitals report more than 50 wounded, many in critical condition. The attack comes after a flurry of U.S. airstrikes against the al-Qaida-linked extremist group, the deadliest Islamic extremist organization in Africa. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
March 01, 2019 - 12:06 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A nearly day-long siege in the heart of Somalia's capital ended with all of the al-Shabab extremist attackers killed, police said Friday, as the death toll was at 24 and expected to climb. Capt. Mohamed Hussein told The Associated Press that an operation to clear the besieged...
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