[MSN] OROVILLE, Calif. ‐ Authorities are investigating a suspected bomb-making operation after a man was injured and a woman was arrested following a kaboom at a Northern Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party, home.
Nicholas West suffered injuries to his hands and legs in the blast March 19 in a rural neighborhood northeast of Oroville, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office said.
Deputies evacuated the area as they searched the property and removed pieces of a detonated bomb, a sheriff's statement said.
Investigators believe West was trying to make some kind of bomb when the blast occurred, the statement said.
Deputies also found 20 firearms, ammunition and large quantities of narcotics. Four of the 20 guns were illegal assault weapons, officials said.
West, 26, was hospitalized in unknown condition.
Elizabeth Ellis, 55, was arrested on suspicion of possession of illegal assault weapons, possession of a controlled substance for sale, possession of an bomb, and possession of materials necessary to make an bomb. It wasn't known Sunday if she has an attorney.
[ToloNews] At least three members of the Afghan National Army were killed in a car kaboom by the Taliban ...Arabic for students... in the western province of Badghis on Sunday evening, an army commander said on Monday.
The incident happened in Bala Murghab district in Badghis when a Taliban jacket wallah detonated a humvee laden with explosives near an army outpost, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement.
Four other soldiers were maimed in the attack, the commander said.
The ministry said the humvee exploded before reaching its target, and that four Taliban fighters were killed and another was maimed.
The Taliban sent footage of the incident to the media.
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan forces responded to a Taliban ...mindless ferocity in a turban... attack in northern Faryab province killing two Taliban commanders and wounding three other holy warriors during the clash.
The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the Talibs launched an attack on Gurziwan district around 2:30 am local time on Monday.
The statement further added that the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces responded to the attack and killed Qari Minhaj and Mullah Furqani, the two commanders of the group.
The security forces also maimed 3 other holy warriors during the clash, the 209th Shaheen Corps said, adding that the security forces did not suffer casualties.
The Taliban group has not commented in this regard so far.
Libyan Army strikes airbase hosting Turkish troops in Tripoli
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Libyan National Army (LNA) reportedly targeted the Mitiga Airport area in Tripoli ...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn... on Monday, causing a number of explosions in and around this airbase.
According to activists from the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), the LNA targeted the Mitiga Airport area with several shells, despite reports of a ceasefire due to the coronavirus (aka COVID19 or Chinese Plague) ...the twenty first century equivalent of bubonic plague, only instead of killing off a third of the population of Europe it kills 3.4 percent of those who notice they have it. It seems to be fond of the elderly, especially Iranian politicians and holy men... outbreak across the world.
The website "Libya Free", which is loyal to the al-Wefaq government, said that "several indiscriminate shells landed in separate neighborhoods of the capital Tripoli, fired by Haftar militia, while applying the curfew in it."
The Sick Man of Europe Turkey ...the occupiers of Greek Asia Minor... ’s Anatolia News Agency quoted a Libyan al-Wefaq source as saying that Mitiga Airport had been subjected to numerous rocket-propelled grenades.
The two sides have reported violations of the ceasefire over the last 12 hours, despite attempts by the international community to end the hostilities inside Libya.
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Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen are continuing to claim successes in using their new Fater-1 surface-to-air missile defense system to allegedly chase away Saudi military aircraft from the skies over Yemen's Marib Province.
[ALMASDARNEWS] The law enforcement authorities of Russia’s southern region of Kabardino-Balkaria have neutralised three bandidos who were planning a terrorist attack, the National Anti-Terrorist Committee said on Monday.
"In the course of further operation and search measures, the whereabouts of three bandidos were established. They were blocked off near the village of Kremenchug-Konstantinovskoye, of the Baksansky district of Kabardino-Balkaria. The armed criminals confronted the law enforcement officers who tried to detain them and were neutralised", the statement said.
Automatic rifles, traumatic guns, ammunition and an improvised bomb were discovered at the scene of the incident. There were no casualties among law enforcement officers or civilians.
Earlier in the day, the law enforcement officers received information about an attack being prepared. As a result of checking the information, two ready-to-use improvised bombs (IED) and components for them were discovered at the place of residence of one of the suspects.
On 22 March, Russia’s National Antiterrorism Committee (NAC) said its agents had neutralised a bandit near the city of Ufa, who planned to carry out a terror attack.
Iraqi Shiite militia Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba continues to distribute propaganda videos of its fighters carrying out artillery and rocket attacks--alongside photos of the U.S. flag and Donald Trump and the words, "Zero Hour Countdown." pic.twitter.com/9ytF7NieUl
[Jpost] The Israel Defense Forces said late Sunday that it had foiled "a terror attack" in the West Bank, opening fire on a group of Paleostinians throwing rocks at passing Israeli vehicles. One of the Paleostinians was killed and another maimed.
The army said the incident occurred at the Ni’lin Junction south of the city of Qaliqilya.
"IDF troops spotted a number of suspects hurling rocks at Israeli vehicles driving on the highway," the army said. "The troops fired towards the suspects after they hurled a rock and were preparing to hurl additional rocks."
Pictures from the scene showed one of the vehicles hit with a smashed windscreen and a large rock. There were no reports of injuries to the motorists.
"One of the suspects was killed by the fire and another was injured and escaped," the army said, adding that troops are searching the area.
Recent weeks have seen a dip in West Bank violence with both Israel and the Paleostinians imposing closures and limiting movement to try to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (aka COVID19 or Chinese Plague) ...the twenty first century equivalent of bubonic plague, only instead of killing off a third of the population of Europe it kills 3.4 percent of those who notice they have it. It seems to be fond of the elderly, especially Iranian politicians and holy men...
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Ottoman Turkish-backed bully boyz have cutoff water to nearly a million Syrians in the al-Hasakah Governorate, Sputnik Arabic reported, citing a government source.
An official source in the governmental drinking and wastewater institution told Sputnik: "The elements of the Syrian armed opposition factions expelled, on the evening of Saturday, March 21, all the employees and engineers of the drinking water organization from their workplace at the station of the wells project near the border city of Ras al-Ain."
The source added, "And immediately, the militias cut off the water completely for nearly one million people living in the governorate of al-Hasakah.
The Sputnik correspondent in the city said that cutting the water to al-Hasakah and the town of Tal Tamr coincides with the intensive preparation of the Syrian authorities and the local population to implement the precautionary measures announced by the Syrian government over the past few days to prevent the "coronavirus (aka COVID19 or Chinese Plague) ...the twenty first century equivalent of bubonic plague, only instead of killing off a third of the population of Europe it kills 3.4 percent of those who notice they have it. It seems to be fond of the elderly, especially Iranian politicians and holy men... .
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Now, that's serious. Lots of people might die - without Chinese cold.
Approx. 10 minutes later, the Osprey reportedly left the #US Embassy. Reports began to come in from Main Stream Media that this was in fact Amer Fakhoury being evacuated from #Lebanon. https://t.co/OiVKcDgulK
A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.
Rantburg.com and borderlandbeat.com correspondent and author Chris Covert presents his first non-fiction work detailing
the drug and gang related violence in Mexico.
Chris gives us Mexican press dispatches of drug and gang war violence
over three years, presented in a multi volume set intended to chronicle the death, violence and mayhem which has
dominated Mexico for six years.