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2005-11-30 08:20:55

By Anis Ahmed DHAKA (Reuters) - Police in Bangladesh said on Wednesday they had detained 22 suspected Islamist militants following suicide bomb attacks at court buildings which killed nine people. Among those detained were the father and two brothers of Abul Bashar, a suspected suicide bomber who was wounded in Tuesday's blast at a police checkpoint outside a court building in the southern port city of Chittagong. Three people died in that blast. A police officer said Bashar, who...

2005-11-30 06:39:59

By Anis Ahmed DHAKA (Reuters) - Police in Bangladesh said on Wednesday they had detained 22 suspected Islamist militants following suicide bomb attacks at court buildings which killed nine people. Among those detained were the father and two brothers of Abul Bashar, a suspected suicide bomber who was wounded in Tuesday's blast at a police checkpoint outside a court building in the southern port city of Chittagong. Three people died in that blast. A police officer said Bashar, who...

2005-11-10 08:25:24

By Salem al-Ureibi BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowded Baghdad restaurant frequented by the security forces during breakfast on Thursday, killing 35 people and wounding 25 in an attack claimed by al Qaeda in Iraq. "Body parts are all over the place, we are still collecting them," a police officer at the scene said soon after the blast. It was one of the biggest attacks in the Iraqi capital in recent months and came the day after three hotel bombs in the...

2005-11-10 07:25:47

By Salem al-Ureibi BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest blew himself up in a crowded Baghdad restaurant frequented by the security forces during breakfast on Thursday, killing 35 people and wounding at least 25 more, police said. "Body parts are all over the place, we are still collecting them," a police officer at the scene said. It was one of the biggest attacks in the Iraqi capital in recent months and came the day after three hotel bombs in the...

2005-11-10 06:44:20

By Salem al-Ureibi BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest blew himself up in a crowded Baghdad restaurant frequented by the security forces during breakfast on Thursday, killing 35 people and wounding at least 25 more, police said. "Body parts are all over the place, we are still collecting them," a police officer at the scene said. It was one of the biggest attacks in the Iraqi capital in recent months and came the day after three hotel bombs in the...

2005-11-10 06:42:20

By Salem al-Ureibi BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest blew himself up in a crowded Baghdad restaurant frequented by the security forces during breakfast on Thursday, killing 35 people and wounding at least 25 more, police said. "Body parts are all over the place, we are still collecting them," a police officer at the scene said. It was one of the biggest attacks in the Iraqi capital in recent months and came the day after three hotel bombs in the...

2005-11-10 06:11:15

By Salem al-Ureibi BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest blew himself up in a crowded Baghdad restaurant frequented by the security forces during breakfast on Thursday, killing 35 people and wounding at least 25 more, police said. "Body parts are all over the place, we are still collecting them," a police officer at the scene said. It was one of the biggest attacks in the capital in recent months and came the day after at least six people were killed and 25...

2005-11-10 05:35:42

By Salem al-Ureibi BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest blew himself up in a crowded Baghdad restaurant frequented by the security forces during breakfast on Thursday, killing 35 people and wounding at least 25 more, police said. "Body parts are all over the place, we are still collecting them," a police officer at the scene said. It was one of the biggest attacks in the capital in recent months and came the day after at least six people were killed and 25...

2005-09-11 04:05:17

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh police stepped up the hunt for Islamic and other militants on Sunday as they moved to reinforce security in the capital after seizing a huge stockpile of bombs and explosive materials three days ago. Black-robed members of the police elite Rapid Action Battalion and plainclothed intelligence officers fanned out across the city of 10 million people and its suburbs, trying to find those who brought in the explosives, a police officer said. Police said they...

2005-08-23 20:14:26

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - A Peruvian passenger plane crashed during a severe storm in Peru's northeastern jungle on Tuesday, killing at least 40 people, police said. A spokesman for the state-run airline TANS said the Boeing 737-200 plane, which was carrying 92 passengers, made an emergency landing without its landing gear 1.8 miles from Pucallpa airport, 490 miles northeast of Lima. The accident happened at 3:06 p.m. (1606 EDT), TANS said. "There are 40 cadavers that...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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