Category Archives: Medical

Car Bomb Targets Turkish Engineers Outside Mogadishu

At least three people were killed and more than 20 others, including Turkish nationals, were wounded when a car bomb targeting foreign nationals exploded Saturday in the town of Afgoye, 30 kilometers outside of Somalia’s …

DR Congo Army says ADF Rebels Killed 30 Soldiers

KINSHASA – Islamist rebels killed 30 soldiers and wounded another 70, some seriously, during fierce fighting last week in eastern DR Congo, army officials said.

They suffered the losses during the latest offensive Thursday against …

Security Sources: Niger Army Base Attack Death Toll Hits 89

NIAMEY, NIGER – The death toll from Thursday’s attack by suspected jihadists on a Niger army base has risen to at least 89, four security sources said, surpassing a raid last month that killed 71 …

4 Killed in Mogadishu Suicide Blast

Witnesses and medical services in the Somali capital say at least four people were killed and 15 others injured by a suicide car bomb Wednesday in the center of Mogadishu.

The explosion occurred as vehicles …

4 People Killed in Suspected al-Shabab Attack in Kenya

NAIROBI – At least three Kenyan students and a teacher were killed, and four more people injured when suspected al-Shabab terrorists attacked a primary school in Garissa county, near the border with Somalia. The Kenyan …

Report: Islamic Extremists’ Toll in Burkina Faso Rising

DAKAR – More than 250 civilians have been killed by Islamic extremists in Burkina Faso in less than a year, Human Rights Watch said in a new report Monday, as attacks increase and armed groups …

7 Children Among 14 Killed in Roadside Bomb in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU – Seven children and four women were among 14 civilians, killed when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso, the government said.

“The provisional toll is 14 dead,” a statement …