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Egypt Foils ISIS Suicide Attack near Suez

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Egyptian soldiers prevented another deadly Islamic State (ISIS) suicide attack on Wednesday, according to military sources.

A suicide bomber drove a vehicle loaded with explosives towards a military post between Cairo and Suez when the vehicle was destroyed. Egypt did not explain if its soldier actually foiled the attack or if a malfunction in the vehicle or explosives caused the blast that killed the driver.

The Sinai Province, the new name used by ISIS-linked forces in the Sinai, tweeted that it was behind the attempted car bombing of soldiers.



At Least 10 Killed in Baghdad Hotel Bombings [video]

Friday, May 29th, 2015

Two or three car bombs exploded in Baghdad, Iraq after midnight on Friday, next to two hotels, the Babylon and the Cristal Grand Ishtar (Sheraton).

At least a dozen people are reported to have been killed in the attacks, just minutes apart, and another 30 are wounded.

The hotels are very popular with government officials and westerners. Some foreign media outlets use the Cristal hotel.

It is suspected that at least one car bomb also involved a suicide bomber.

No group has taken responsibility yet for the attack.

Melbourne Jewish School Evacuated in Bomb Scare

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

A Melbourne, Victoria elementary school was evacuated on Thursday morning (Australia time) following a a suspected car bomb, according to an Australian ABC report.

340 students were moved to a different campus for safety.

Ultimately, it turned out to be a false alarm, and the suspicious object was a blanket covering tools in the back of the car.

Wisely though, the police didn’t take any chances with the children’s lives.

The Face of a Hero

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Yeshoron Tzoran is the officer who stopped the Arab terrorist near Beitar Ilit who was driving a massive car bomb to his target.

Tzoran’s quick thinking and action saved hundreds of lives.

UPDATED: Major Car Bomb Attack Averted at Beitar Checkpoint [video]

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

UPDATE 12:01pm Police report that a massive car bomb was found inside a car that was stopped at the Beitar Checkpoint. The car was driving from the direction of Beitar Ilit towards Tzur Hadassah. Border police soldiers at the checkpoint stopped the car because it looked suspicious.

As the car initially stopped, a soldier leaned inside and tried to turn off the engine. The drive began to zoom off, with the soldier stuck in the window.

The soldier drew his pistol, and forced the driver to stop.

Inside the car they found a massive car bomb made from gas canister and explosives.

10:45am Suspected Security Incident at Beitar Checkpoint (Gush Etzion). Road closed to all traffic in both directions. The Beitar checkpoint is on the main highway, near the town of Beitar Ilit.

10:47am Walla reports that an Arab driver showed up at the checkpoint with multiple gas canisters inside his car. The road was shut down as the IDF inspects the car further.

11:00am According to Reshet Bet, the driver refused to stop at the checkpoint and the IDF blocked the car. The driver resisted arrest, and the IDF found multiple gas canisters inside the car.

Reshet Bet says a terror attack was averted.

Police Find and Stop Car Bomb On Highway 5 [video]

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

2:41pm Cleared for publication by Israel Police: A car with Palestinian Authority plates with 2 PA Arab residents were apprehended at the Oranim checkpoint on Highway 5 an hour ago.

The guards noticed something suspicious about the car and its occupants, and after a careful check, they discovered a hidden cooking gas tank connected to explosives. The explosion would have been massive.

The 2 Arabs have been arrested and a Police sapper is dealing with the car. The driver admitted he was on his way to commit a terror attack.


Highway 5 is currently closed in both directions at the checkpoint. (Update: It’s been reopened).

Netanya Car Bombing

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Police and firefighters were on the scene of a criminal car bombing in the city of Netanya on March 13, 2014,

A local Netanya man “known to police” was seriously injured in a car bomb in the city on Thursday night, in what police suspect may have been an attempted underworld killing.

The victim, Ayal Sofer, is a well-known alleged organized crime figure in the Netanya area, and has survived a number of attempts on his life in the past.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/photos/netanya-car-bombing/2014/03/14/

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