Friday, July 3, 2015

Ramadan Death Count Round Up (July 3rd, 2015)

(Afghanistan) Over the past 24 hours, 9 soldiers and 29 terrorists have been killed across the country.

(Kashmir) The Indian army ambushed a load of Pakistani terrorists trying to sneak into India today, killing 3 of them. 2 Indian soldiers were injured during the gunfight.

(Yemen) 26 people died in the port city of Aden today. Saudi air raids killed 6 Huthi rebels the north of Aden. Clashes between both side of the argument saw 8 Huthi rebels killed, along with 7 soldiers loyal to exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi. Rebel shelling of several residential neighbourhoods overnight killed at least five people.

A drone attacked an army base held by al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in southeastern Yemen in the early hours of Friday, killing four suspected militants, witnesses said.

(Nigeria) Boko Haram terrorists have attacked another village in Nigeria, killing 29 people and burning down 200 houses.

A young 15-year-old female suicide bomber walked into a mosque in the village of Malari in the North Western Region of Nigeria and killed 12 people when she detonated herself.

(Somalia) A roadside bomb which was detonated as a military convoy went past, resulting in the death of 1 government soldier today in the lower Shebelle region, southern Somalia, today.

(Kenya) A raid by a Somalia clan crossed into Kenya and killed 7 Murule herdsmen.

(Iraq) Bombings in Baghdad and in a town south of the Iraqi capital have killed eight people. Police officials say a bombing on Friday near shops in the town of Madain, just south of Baghdad, left three people dead and wounded eight. Also in Madain, a bomb struck a checkpoint manned by pro-government Sunni militiamen, killing two fighters and wounding five. The officials say a bomb blast in a commercial street in eastern Baghdad killed three people.

(Syria) Islamic State jihadists crucified five people in northeastern Syria for not fasting during the holy Islamic month of Ramadan. The victims were brutalised on Monday in al-Mayadin city, where their bodies were left near the IS police headquarters with placards around their necks reading "crucified all day and flogged 70 times for breaking the fast of Ramadan".

(Libya) Several car bombs were detonated in the city of Derna, killing 6 people.

(Egypt) Security forces hunting down the terrorists who attacked a tranche of military posts the other day killed 35 near the town of Sheikh Zuweid.

One person was killed in Cairo, during protests held by Muslim Brotherhood supporters on the second anniversary of the removal of the MB and the arrest and detention of Mohamed Morsi.

Ramadan death toll is now at 3,275.