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Mortar attack on major political gathering in Kabul kills 3

Mar 07, 2019 - 8:35 PM

The attack claimed by the Islamic State group represents a major security breach and marks a resumption of violence in the capital after weeks of calm

AFTERMATH. The Afghan relatives of a blast victim fight with a hospital security guard (C) who was restricting access of people trying to get inside Isteqlal Hospital following explosions that struck a large ceremony in Kabul on March 7, 2019. Photo by Wakil Kohsar/AFP

Military probes pregnant woman's death in Maguindanao mortar strike

Jun 18, 2018 - 10:12 AM

While waiting for the result of the probe, the military sends representatives to provide financial support and condole with the families of the victims

DISPLACED. File photo of Pagalungan town residents who fled their homes last week due to military air strikes in Maguindanao. Photo from the DSWD-ARMM's Facebook page

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Mortar fire kills 11 in Iraq's Mosul – UN

Dec 22, 2016 - 8:45 PM

4 aid workers and at least 7 civilians lining up for emergency assistance were killed says the UN humanitarian coordinator in Iraq

(FILES) This file photo taken on November 26, 2016 shows ammunition and mortar launchers confiscated from Islamic State (IS) group jihadists, in the town of Qaraqosh (also known as Hamdaniya), 30 kms east of Mosul, after Iraqi forces recaptured it from the group. Factories churning out tens of thousands of munitions and an entire street turned into a conveyor belt for car bombs: advances by Iraqi forces around Mosul have laid bare the scale of the Islamic State group's arms industry. / AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX / TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MAX DELANY

Mortar attack on Damascus University kills students

Mar 28, 2013 - 10:13 PM

A mortar attack on Damascus University killed at least 12 students on Thursday March 28 state television reported blaming rebels