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#ISKP claimed responsibility for today's #explosion in #Kabul:
"Several #Taliban, incl. their commanders, were killed& wounded in a martyrdom bombing that targeted a gathering of them in the capital Kabul."
ISKP said that Shahram Mowahid, a suicide bomber, carried out the attack.
On Sunday, an ISKP fighter managed to reach a large hotel where the Taliban were holding a “memorial” ceremony for its former leader, Akhtar Mansour, near Hamid Karzai Airport in Kabul.
The martyrdom fighter managed to penetrate all the security barriers installed by the TB ...
...around the area& then detonated his explosive belt among the TB, which resulted in the killing and wounding of a number of them and the destruction and damage of 5 vehicles.
According to Amaq, this was a "high-level ceremony" attended by the most prominent leaders of the TB."
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An #explosion targeted a shuttle bus of the #Taliban's army in the northern #Balkh province today.
Details of the incident are not available at the moment.
The Afghanistan Liberation Movement claimed responsibility for today's explosion in PD5 of Mazar-e Sharif against a Taliban shuttle bus.
Still, it is early to say which group was really behind the blast. The AFG L movement usually exaggerate about its attacks against the Taliban. Image
#ISKP claimed responsibility for today's #explosion against TB in #Mazar-e Sharif:
"Caliphate soldiers detonated an explosive device on a bus that was carrying Taliban in PD5 of Mazar-e Sharif in Balkh, which damaged the vehicle, killing and wounding at least 10 Taliban members." Image
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Several #Taliban were wounded in an #explosion against their vehicle in PD17 of #Kabul City, today.
The area is home for both, urban network of ISKP and NRF.
Kabul Police Spokesman, @khalidzadran01, confirmed to @pajhwok, that at least two civilians were injured in a roadside bomb blast in Kotal-e Khair Khana area, in PD11 of #Kabul City.
The area where the #explosion happened, is the border between PD11& PD17.
Pro-NRF social media accounts claimed responsibility for today's explosion in Kabul but there is no official statement from the NRF yet.
Note:
I can't confirm that the photo with burning vehicle, shared by some media outlets, showing today explosion's scene. Image
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⚠️ Breaking News #MadridExplosion

Also hitting the headlines is reports of another gas explosion in a #Madrid residential block.

17 injured & one critical

Explosion in Madrid building injures at least 17 as more victims feared trapped under rubble itv.com/news/2022-05-0…
⚠️ Update #Madrid #Spain #Explosion

2 confirmed dead and 17 injured following an explosion in the upmarket residential area of Madrid

Press DMs open for fire and gas safety expert comments.

reuters.com/world/europe/e…
⚠️ Update #MadridExplosion

@Independent confirms two dead following a gas explosion in a residential block in Madrid Spain.

Significant emergency services response on scene.
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⚠️ News Flash

Reports of a massive explosion at a hotel in #Cuba - four fatalities confirmed.

Local reports suggest a gas explosion & other causes currently ruled out at this time.

theguardian.com/world/2022/may…
⚠️Update #HavanaExplosion #Cuba

Breaking need Cuba - four confirmed dead & 19 injured as a hotel is destroyed in what’s thought to be a gas explosions

Rescue services have the difficult task of persons recovery

Press DMs open fire & gas safety expert

news.sky.com/story/cuba-pow…
⚠️ #Cuba #HavanaExplosion

Preliminary investigations suggest the case of the explosion was a gas leak.

From the footage & images posted on social media damage indicated a significant had build-up & explosive atmosphere developed until ignition.

aljazeera.com/news/2022/5/6/…
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There was an #explosion yesterday at a munitions factory in #Perm, central #Russia, which manufactures charges used in Grad and Smerch missile systems. There were at least two deaths. The link below is to a local news article about the explosion. 🧵 1/
echoperm.ru/news/261/16936…
Note this unusual information from the first news article about the explosion in #Perm, #Russia: "comments and photos [about] the explosion began to appear in social networks in the evening, May 1, but the administrators of the groups for an unknown reason deleted everything." 2/
A subsequent local news article about the #Perm, #Russia #explosion states that the cause of the explosion is still under investigation. 3/
echoperm.ru/news/261/16936…
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There has been air activity over #Belgorod, #Russia tonight (May 1-2). At first it seemed to be just air defense measures or perhaps an air battle (see below). But now there are reports of explosions that sound like more than just sonic booms. 🧵 for updates & clarifications. 1/
Thus far, there have been reports of two #explosions overnight in #Belgorod, #Russia, occurring during or after air activity also was visible. This video records one of the explosions. 2/
This second video also records an explosion that took tonight in #Belgorod, #Russia. 3/
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One or more fuel depots in #Bryansk, #Russia are on #fire after residents in the area reported hearing explosions. Bryansk is in the area of Russia near both the Belarus & Ukrainian borders (about 100 km from both). Will post more as furter info comes in.
The fires currently burning in #Bryansk, #Russia. 2/
Video of the fire in #Bryansk, #Russia 3/
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The #Khanaqa of Mawlawi Sikandar, was targeted in today's #explosion in Imam Sahib District of #Kunduz Province.
Dozens of worshipers were killed and wounded in the explosion.
Note:
Khanaqa is a Sufi gathering or worship place.
(en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khanqah#)
fb.watch/cyv9gzPLaM/
#Taliban spokesman:
"A blast took place in a mosque in #Kunduz's Imam Sahib district.
33 civilians, including children, were martyred and 43 others were wounded.
We condemn this crime, wish the martyrs a paradise and the wounded a speedy recovery."
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#Explosions reported in #Kabul, #Nangarhar, #Balkh& #Kunduz today.
In Mazar-e Sharif City, a #Shia worship place was targeted. In Kunduz, according to @bsarwary's sources, an aid distribution site was the target. Explosions n other provinces were not as deadly as the 2 mentioned.
According to @aamajnews24, 31 people were killed& 87 more wounded in the #Shia mosque #explosion in #Mazar-e Sharif today.
#Taliban downplaying the threat of ISKP, but the group was behind several deadly attacks in Afghanistan, since the Taliban took over the government in Kabul. Image
Spinghar News meanwhile reported about the explosions in Kunduz& Nangarhar.
In Kunduz, at least 4 people were killed& more than a dozen wounded.
In Khogyani District of #Nangarhar, 4 #Taliban were reportedly killed& one more wounded as a result of explosion against their vehicle. ImageImage
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#Firing & #explosion reported in a #Shia mosque, in #Peshawar, today.
The attack left many civilians killed& wounded.
An unverified video, showing horific situation after the explosion inside the mosque.
#ISKP is the prime suspect.
aaj.tv/news/30280232
Islamic State via Amaq News claimed Peshawar attack, saying Jalaybib Kabuli, first killed/wounded the guards&then detonated his explosive vest inside the mosque.
"IS fighters constantly target the Shias in PAK&AFG, despite the intensive security measures taken by TB& PAK police." Image
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#ULTIMAHORA Rusia despliega sus tropas en Donetsk y Lugansk y procede a inhabilitar con ataques de precisión infraestructura bélica ucraniana afirma el Kremlin Image
Sirenas antiaéreas en Kiev #Ukraine
El gobernante #VolodimirZelenski🇺🇦 confirmó los ataques rusos a infraestructuras de las
Fuerzas Armadas, mientras que el embajador ucraniano, #SergiyKyslytsya, pidió a #Rusia🇷🇺 “parar la guerra” ante el Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU Image
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Local sources reported about an #explosion in PD9 of #Kabul City....
No details yet.
#Taliban spokesman for Kabul Police HQ:
"At least two soldiers were wounded in a bomb blast in the Banai area of Kabul's PD9, at around 11am today. The bomb was attached to a military vehicle.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing."
#ISKP claimed responsibility for the #Kabul #explosion against a #Taliban vehicle:
"The soldiers of the Caliphate detonated an explosive device on a vehicle of the Taliban, in PD9 of Kabul City, which damaged the vehicle and killed and wounded those on board."
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Multiple sources confirmed that an #explosion targered a #Taliban vehicle in Charrahi Gul-e Surkh, in PD4 of #Kabul City, today afternoon.
Several people wounded in the blast.
Official/exact details about the incident are not available yet.
Below #video is showing the incident scene of today's #explosion in #Kabul City:
fb.watch/a9qOVoaXS5/
#Kabul Police spokesman confirmed the #explosion in PD4, adding that only two #Taliban members were slightly #wounded in the blast.
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An #explosion reported in 'Char Rahi Aspa' of PD4, in north of #Kabul City, today evening...
Details to come later...
The Kabul #explosion was actually a roadside IED detonation against passing vehicle(s) of the #Taliban in PD15 of the city. Taliban confirmed the explosion. No casualty was reported.
Clarification: PD15 is bordering PD4 and PD10. A road is separating them.
Kabul Police HQ spokesman:
"A roadside IED exploded in the Char Rahi Aspa area of PD15, but no one was killed/wounded. The road was slightly damaged.
Now the Mujahideen have started search operation to arrest the perpetrators&punish them for their crimes."
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#Explosion n #Kabul City:
#Taliban's Ministry of Interior confirmed a blast in Baraki area of Kabul City today evening, adding that a gas cylinder inside a vehicle caused the explosion.
Eye witnesses told @aamajnews24 that MIED targeted a civilian vehicle.
According to the @moiafghanistan statement, one civilian was killed and three more wounded in the blast in Baraki area, in PD2 of Kabul City.
#ISKP claimed yesterday's #explosion in #Kabul, that was named as Gas cylinder blast by the #Taliban:
"Caliphate soldiers targeted a vehicle of Rafida (#Shias), in PD4 Kabul City yesterday, by detonating an explosive device, which damaged it, killing &wounding 5 people on board." Image
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According to @aamajnews24, Mawlawi Abdul Salam Abed was the target of the explosion who survived the attack with some superficial wounds. Abed is a prominent Kabul-based #Sunni_scholar&Imam of Abdul Rahman Mosque who survived from an assassination attempt against him 3 years ago. Image
Mawlawi Salam Abed is a member of the Central Council of Jamiat-e Eslah Afghanistan @EslahAfg (Society for Reforms).
In February 2021, ISKP claimed assassination of Mohammed Atif, the Chairman of the Central Council of Jamiat-e Eslah in Kabul.
No group claimed today's attack yet.
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⚠️Tragic news

Reading fire: Blaze DESTROYS block of flats - at least one dead | UK | News | Express.co.uk express.co.uk/news/uk/153634…
⚠️ Breaking News - #majorfire ⚠️

One person has died & several others remain unaccounted for following a fire at a four-storey block of flats

Thames Valley Police said a 31-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of arson & murder & was in custody

bbc.co.uk/news/uk-englan…
⚠️ Update #ReadingFire @TVP_Reading official incident reports on social media
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State-run @BakhtarNA reported that one civilian was killed and two more were wounded in today's roadside IED #explosion in Tank-e Logar area, in PD8 of #Kabul City.
Local sources told me that the target of the explosion was a passing by vehicle of the #Taliban.
There was reportedly another explosion in PD16/22 of Kabul City.
A vehicle was targeted with MIED near Mullah TaraKhel's hospital in east of Kabul.
Meanwhile, the @emergency_ngo reported receiving three wounded patients, seemingly from PD16 explosion.
As both explosions were in the same direction (road), there could be some misreporting/mixing of information.
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While media reports about five casualties in today's #explosion in #Kabul City, #Taliban's "Interior Ministry spokesman Qari Saeed Khosti said, a mine planted in a vase on Darulaman Road exploded this morning, but there are no casualties."
#ISKP claimed today's #explosion in #Kabul City:
"The soldiers of the Caliphate detonated an explosive device on a four-wheel drive vehicle of the #Taliban, in PD7 of Kabul City, which damaged the vehicle, killing and wounding about 6 Taliban members." Image
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Today's #explosion in #Kabul took place near Ariana Kabul Wedding Hall in Kota-e Sangi area, PD5. While the target of explosion is not clear yet, the casualties are mainly civilians.
Below are links for videos of the incident scene:

Taliban's Ministry of Interior spokesman, Qari Saeed Khosti, told state-run Bakhtar News Agency that today morning, a civilian vehicle was targeted with magnetic bomb in Kota-e Sangi area of Kabul's PD5, injuring two civilians.
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#Taliban spokesman:
"At least one civilian was killed& two others were injured in a fire that broke out in a minibus& resulted in an #explosion, in Dasht-e-Barchi area of #Kabul's PD18 late today."
Note: Barchi is a Hazara/#Shia settled area of Kabul City.
Photos from the incident scene& a list of casualties received by a nearby hospital showing that the #explosion against a civilian minivan in Hazara-dominated area of #Kabul City today, was a deadly incdent.

Note: The below photos of the incident are copied from the social media. ImageImageImageImage
According to @1TVNewsAF tweet, Hamid Saighani, a former Ariana TV employee& Habib Yousefi, an e-ID Card office employee, were among those killed in yesterday's #explosion in Dasht-e Barchi of #Kabul City. The exact number of casualties is not yet known.
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Shinwari Kara News:
"A bomb exploded in a #mosque during #Friday_prayer in Trili area of #Nangarhar's Spin Ghar district, today afternoon.
According to initial reports, at least 15 civilians were wounded in the #explosion. The condition of some of them, is said to be critical." Image
A @TOLOnews report quoted local officials in Nangarhar, saying that 2 worshipers were killed&17 more wounded in today's mosque explosion in #Nangarhar.
Some other sources reported that 3 people were killed in the explosion.
The casualty figures may change.
According to @bsarwary, the target of today's mosque explosion in Nangarhar was the Imam of the mosque, who is reportedly brother of the #Taliban's Governor for Kot District.
Sources told Sarwary that three people were killed& 14 more wounded in thd blast.
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@EnikassT Reports:
* Unidentified gunmen shot dead 3 people in #Jalalabad today.
A few minutes ago, three people were shot dead by unknown gunmen in Daman area of Behsud/ Jalalabad's PD8.
* #Taliban / #IEA banned the movement of armed men, incl. TB, in rickshaws in #Nangarhar. ImageImage
Meanwhile, @sw989fm reported about an #explosion in PD2 of #Jalalabad City today. Hospital sources confirmed that they received at least three dead bodies from the incident scene.
Another source said that two explosions, followed by gunfire, were heard.
#ISKP claimed Sunday's #explosion in #Jalalabad:
"Caliphate soldiers targeted a Taliban vehicle in PD4 of Jalalabad City on Sunday, by detonating an IED, which led to the killing& wounding of 3 TB&damage to the vehicle."
Note: Conflict in number of police district (PD) is normal. Image
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