Truck Bomb in Somalia

Key details: 30/08/2016 from Japan A truck bomb exploded near the president’s palace in Mogadish, Somalia’s capital Fierce gunfire ongoing around the palace after the blast Al shabaab claimed the responsibility INC000115 https://twitter.com/Daudoo/status/770546812675563520 https://twitter.com/Daudoo/status/770554017223237632  http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/08/somalia-blast-gunfire-heard-mogadishu-160830092242718.html http://www.reuters.com/article/us-somalia-blast-idUSKCN1150TV?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=Social http://sputniknews.com/africa/20160830/1044765062/somalia-car-explosion.html?utm_source=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2Ful4neZlHEi&utm_medium=short_url&utm_content=cbtm&utm_campaign=URL_shortening⁠⁠⁠⁠

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Truck bombing incident: Turkey 

Key details: 26/08/2016 from Turkey At least 11 police officers were killed and 78 injured, including 3 civilians, on Friday when PKK terrorists detonated a truck bomb near a security checkpoint in the southeastern province of Sirnak, the regional governor’s office said. The terrorist attack took place at 06.45 a.m. (0345GMT) with a bomb-laden truck targeting a checkpoint some 50 meters from riot police unit headquarters in the town of Cizre, Sirnak. Turkey’s Supreme Board of Radio and Television has banned all broadcasts about the deadly attack. INC000077 http://aa.com.tr/en/todays-headlines/pkk-attack-martyrs-11-police-officers-in-se-turkey/635639

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Al-Qamishli: Truck Bombing

Key Details: 27/07/2016 Forty-four people killed in a massive bombing in Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli north-east Syria. Blast was caused by a truck bomb which struck near a Kurdish security headquarters. Islamic State (IS) has said it was behind the attack, in Hassakeh province, near the border with Turkey. INC000026 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-36902604?ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbc_breaking&%2338;ns_source=twitter&%2338;ns_linkname=news_central  Assessment: Qamishli Truck Bombing The use of a truck is a form of 4GW indicated by the use of a truck – a vehicle typically seen and used for heavy duty though unexpectedly for bombs. It is thereby an unconventional means of warfare which is why the state (using conventional anti-insurgent means) was incapable[…]

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