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Car Bomb Exploded Outside Central Bank in Athens

Date of Occurrence: April 10, 2014 Location: Athens, Greece Event: Bombing Fatalities: 0 Injuries/Displaced: 0

As Greece announced a return to the international bond market, a large car bomb exploded outside of Greece’s Central Bank.  No one was killed or injured.  An anonymous caller contacted a newspaper agency  45 minutes before the explosion.  The caller also stated that the device contained roughly 150 lbs of explosives.



New York Times


Al Jazerra


Explosion Near Islamabad Kills Over Twenty At Market

Date of Occurrence: April 9, 2014 Location: Islamabad, Pakistan Event: Bombing Fatalities: 22 Injuries/Displaced: 96

Explosives placed inside a fruit box and packed with nuts and bolts were remotely detonated around 8:00 am at a wholesale market in Rawalpindi near Islamabad, Pakistan.  The blast created a five foot wide crater and killed over twenty people.  This is the deadliest attack since a bomb at the Marriott Hotel in 2008.


New York Times

Yahoo News

15 Die in Roadside Bomb in Southern Afghanistan

Date of Occurrence: April 7, 2014 Location: Kandahar, Afghanistan Event: Roadside Bombing Fatalities: 15 Injuries/Displaced: 4

A targeted attack 0f a suicide bomber on a NATO convoy in the Kandahar Province did no damage to the NATO convoy.  However, due to this attack, the main road was closed with traffic diverted to a side road. Fifteen civilians from the Uruzgan province were killed on a side road while traveling home when they hit the roadside bomb near the edge of the Maiwand District in Kandahar, Afghanistan.


ABC News

Al Jazeera