Afghanistan: At least 21 killed in Kabul twin blasts, AFP photographer among dead.. indianexpress.com
Kabul blast: According to local reports, the explosion might have been caused by a suicide bomber, however, any group or terror organisation is yet to claim responsibility for the attack.
The bloody clashes, linked to grazing rights and dwindling fertile land, have raised questions about the government's ability to maintain security in the country.
Toronto van attack: At least 10 people were killed and 15 injured after a 25-year-old drove into a crowd on a busy North York sidewalk on Monday afternoon. The police, who arrested the driver after a brief confrontation, said the incident appeared "deliberate".
Amarnath Yatra terror attack: Rajnath Singh to hold high-level meet to review situation newsreporter.in
Militants attacked a bus carrying Amarnath pilgrims on Monday evening, killing seven people and injuring over 30. The incident took place at Botengo village near Anantnag district on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway in South Kashmir at around 8.10 pm. Militants first targetted a police bullet-proof bunker at Botengo, after which they attacked a police picket near Khannabal. When police retaliated, the militants reportedly fled firing indiscriminately, during which the bus carrying the yatris was hit. Most of the victims were from Gujarat.
Condemning the ‘dastardly’ attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was pained beyond words and offered all possible help to the state government. “India will never get bogged down by such cowardly attacks and the evil designs of hate,” he tweeted on Monday. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who described the attack as an assault on India’s values and traditions, hoped to arrest and punish the those involved.
An axe-wielding attacker suffering from mental health problems injured seven people at the main train station in the German city of Dusseldorf late Thursday, police told AFP.
Previously police had said several attackers were involved and two were arrested but they later said one suspect was behind the assault, a 36-year-old man from the former Yugoslavia.