Sunday, July 12, 2015

Ramadan Death Count Round Up (July 12th, 2015)

(Iraq) ISIS murdered 12 people in the centre of Mosul by lining them up on the floor and getting a bulldozer to run over their heads.

A series of bombings today across the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killed at least 14 people and wounded 41.

(Afghanistan) At least 12 people have been killed in a pair of roadside bomb explosions in Afghanistan's east and north.

At least 25 people have been killed in a suicide car bomb attack near a military base in Afghanistan’s Khost province.

(Kashmir) Security forces foiled a major infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Kashmir, killing three militants in Keran sector of Kupwara district, army officials said on Sunday.

(Somalia) At least 10 Somali civilians including women and children have been killed and dozens injured in an airstrike carried out by the Kenyan warplanes in Southern Somalia, residents have said.

(Nigeria) A female suicide bomber has detonated a bomb close to the Department of State Security (DSS) office, a few meters from the popular Borno Express bus terminal in Maiduguri, Borno State capital. Casualties are unknown, other than herself.

Also in Maiduguri, a male suicide bomber in the early hours of Saturday killed himself, two others and left five passersby wounded.

Boko Haram jihadists on Friday night also raided the village of Ngamdu, some 100 kilometres (60 miles) from Maiduguri, killing 11, residents and a member of the civilian militia said.

(Niger) Suspected Boko Haram jihadists launched an attack on the prison in the southern Niger town of Diffa late on Saturday in a bid to free fellow members of the Nigerian Islamist group held there. Three of the assailants and one soldier were killed before the attack was repelled, the sources said. Boko Haram also attacked the prison in February.

(Syria) The Syrian Army killed at least 30 ISIS terrorists in clashes around the area surrounding Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra. On the other side of the coin the army lost 12 soldiers doing so.

(Yemen) Fighting near the southern Yemeni city of Aden killed 35 people on Sunday, the exiled government said, in breach of a temporary humanitarian truce brokered by the United Nations. Another 10 people were also killed in air strikes overnight into Sunday across Yemen, relatives and medical sources said.

(Libya) Four people were killed and 15 wounded when a rocket hit a residential district in the eastern Libyan port city of Benghazi on Sunday.

(Algeria) A terrorist was killed and a weapon and ammunition were recovered by a detachment of the People's National Army in Bouira on Sunday, while another terrorist was arrested in Skikda.

(Cameroon) Cameroon's army has repulsed an attack by Boko Haram and killed three of the Nigerian Islamist militants in heavy fighting in the Far North region of the country.

(Ethiopia) Ethiopian police have killed 30 armed people who tried to illegally enter the country's territory from Eritrea.

Ramadan death toll is now at 5,312.