Tag Archives: suicide bomber

Suicide bomber kills five American soldiers in Kabul

The Sunday Times A suicide bomber yesterday killed 17 people, including five US soldiers and eight British and American civilian contractors, when he drove a minibus packed with explosives into the side of a military bus in Kabul in one of the deadliest attacks inside the city since the conflict began. The explosion hurled the […]

Brainwashed teen reveals Taliban split over suicide bombs

The Sunday Times By the time the teenage Taliban member had completed his training as a suicide bomber and reached the 30-strong fighting unit to which he had been assigned, he was so indoctrinated that all he could think about was killing himself and taking as many infidels with him as possible. Changing location every […]

How this suicide bomber opened a new front in Al-Qaeda’s war

The Sunday Times By Christina Lamb and Miles Amoore It was the week after Christmas and there was a line of paper Santas hanging in the small chow house at Forward Operating Base Chapman, sent to Afghanistan by loved ones back home. Among the CIA agents waiting in the morning chill, amid the exercise bicycles […]