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Counter-terrorism unit investigates Crimea explosion

A powerful blast in a college in the Crimean city of Kerch (pictured), claimed lives of at least 10 young people and injured more than 50. Initially accidental gas leakage has been presumed  as a cause of explosion,  but shorty afterwards the investigators revealed an explosive device was used.

Crimean emergency services and ambulances started to arrive shortly after the blast was heard. The injured have been rushed to local hospitals.  The majority of those injured are reportedly in serious condition and medical students have flocked to the hospitals offering their help, while locals rushed to offer  blood donations.

AMENDED: Blast in Crimea college was terror attack, explosive device was filled with shrapnel,  investigators said, according to RT TV channel.

AMENDED: There were two explosions according to local media, before the detonation armed people were rushing though the building and shooting. Death toll is growing to 13 people, but some reporters insist on 18.

AMENDED:
The suspect in the Kerch college attack has been identified as a 22-year-old student. He committed suicide after killing 18 people and injuring dozens with gunfire and a blast the head of the Republic of Crimea has said.

“The suspected murderer shot himself,” Sergey Aksenov told the media. He was a senior student of the same college.”

The official added that the number of people killed in the attack, which is reportedly mostly made up of students, has risen to 18. Earlier, witnesses claimed there were multiple masked attackers involved, but Aksenov didn’t mention any possible accomplices.

Russia’s investigative committee has named the suspect as Vladislav Roslyakov and said he was 18 rather than 22. It added the incident was now considered a multiple homicide rather than a terrorist attack.

Afghanistan: first attack since Ramadan

Eight people were killed and 45 wounded by multiple explosions at a sports stadium in the eastern city of Jalalabad late on Friday (18/05/2018) night, according to official sources.

The blasts occurred at a football stadium in the city that was hosting a cricket match at the start of the holy month of Ramadan,

Local officials  said here was no immediate claim of responsibility by any of terrorist groups.

 

This week chancellor Angela Merkel said the German military would stay in northern Afghanistan and that she had fought hard politically in the past, already with then US president Barack Obama, against a rushed pull out of troops.

“This reveals something which I think Germany can be proud of. It’s sometimes said that ‘it takes forever before you guys reach a decision where you’re going.’ Yes, sometimes it might take a little longer than with others but once we’re there, we’re staying. So we have decided — and I fought hard politically for this, already with President Obama — not to pull out of Afghanistan too hastily,” Merkel said.

 

Tripoli: car bomb near Italian Embassy

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A re-opened recently Italian embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli was not damaged by the car bomb explosion near the building. Two carbonated bodies of jihadists were found in the car cage.  The stuff of the Embassy reported safe, although the sound of the blast was overheard in the entire vicinity. Some other vehicles were hit by explosions.

The social media sources suggest the scenario went wrong and the bomb exploded earlier than planned – the accident that saved many lives.

Till present none of numerous terroristic groups acting on Libyan territory claimed the responsibly.

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