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The Weekly Global Roundup: Bombings (May 22 to 27, 2017)

The Weekly Global Roundup: Bombings (May 22 to 27, 2017)

Bombings rocked the cities of Bangkok and Manchester this week. A small bomb blast in a Thai army hospital wounded 21 people, though it is not immediately clear who was responsible. In Manchester Arena – where American singer Ariana Grande has been performing – at least 22 people were killed in a suspected terrorist attack, sending “terrified concertgoers, including children separated from their parents, fleeing for the exits”. Likewise, it is not clear who was responsible. The terrorism-threat level, moreover, was raised from “severe” to “critical”, reflecting fears of another imminent attack. The attack comes two-and-a-half weeks before the general election in the United Kingdom, and all “political parties have suspended campaigning”.

Later in the week, suicide bombings also hit Jakarta, Indonesia, killing three policemen. Continue reading


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