18 killed in suicide bomb attack in Turkey

Key Details: 10/10/2016 from Turkey -10 soldiers and 8 civilians were killed at car bomb attack -PKK militants detonated a bomb-laden car at a military road checkpoint in the Şemdinli district of the eastern province of Hakkari. -According to Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, five tons of explosives were used in the attack.   http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/18-killed-in-pkk-car-bomb-attack-in-turkeys-hakkari.aspx?pageID=517&nID=104752&NewsCatID=341 Assessment: There is no claims yet but it seems like PKK’s job. Firstly, they usually target military forces, police or civilians. Secondly, they usually carry attacks in Southeastern Anatolia Region. Hakkari is located very close to turkey-iraqi border. It is a mountainous area which makes it easier to hide. And their[…]

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Yenibosna Police station bombed: Istanbul, Turkey

Key details: 06/10/2016 -A bomb-laden motorcycle exploded near a police station in Istanbul, 10 people were injured. -The incident took place in an area close to the Yenibosna police station (which was attacked 4 years ago). -Security forces evacuated the area and were said to be on the look out for a suspect across the city. http://aa.com.tr/en/todays-headlines/blast-near-police-station-in-istanbul-injures-10-people/659782

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Bombs found in New Jersey

Key Details: 19/09/2016 from Hong Kong -The mayor of NJ claimed there were 5 bombs found in Elizabeth, NJ. -There were only one was detonated by the FBI bomb squad near a local pub and train station. -The bombing was suspiciously related to the bombing near Seaside Park last Saturday. -Ahmad Ramani arrested. Terrorism laws for devices in Elizabeth. -Investigation stopped after the arrest and questioning Ahmad Khan Rahami. -From releasing the picture of Ahmad Khan Rahami to the point when he actually got arrested was less than an hour.   Assessment: Having two bombings in NJ in such short period is not normal and[…]

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