The year 2021 was discussed in the incidents of various attacks. Hundreds of civilians and military personnel were killed in an IS airstrike on Kabul airport in Afghanistan. Gaza was reduced to rubble by the 11-day Israeli-Palestinian war. Suicide bombings have also occurred in many parts of the world. Readers will know the beginning and end of this year’s most talked about attacks in this report.
The world witnessed Israel’s brutal attack on the people of Gaza in May of the outgoing year. Many installations were blown up in Hamas-controlled areas. Hamas also launched counter-rocket attacks. More than 250 people lost their lives in the 11-day Israeli-Palestinian war. Of these, 13 are Israelis and the rest are Palestinians.
In August of this year, the Taliban came to power in Afghanistan after nearly two decades. Then the scene of ordinary people stumbling at the airport to leave Kabul in fear of life moved everyone. In the midst of this, two suicide bombers suddenly exploded at the Hamid Karzai Airport in the capital, Kabul, on 26 August. About 200 people were killed in the horrific attack. The militant group IS claimed responsibility for the attack.
A deadly drone strike just days after a terrorist attack on Kabul airport killed 10 civilians in the country. There was no less jalaghola! The United States has said in a statement that the bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a U.S. military base. The U.S. administration later called the attack a “tragic mistake.”
Afghanistan suffered its deadliest attack in October since the withdrawal of US troops in August. A suicide bomber has killed at least 50 people at a mosque in the northern city of Kunduz. One week later, a powerful bomb blast at another mosque in the southern province of Kandahar killed at least 25 people. The militant group IS claimed responsibility for the attack.
March 15 was the deadliest day in Myanmar since the military coup. Security forces opened fire on anti-coup protesters, killing at least 36 protesters. Last December 25, Myanmar again made headlines in the world media for the atrocities committed by the Myanmar army. The bodies of more than 30 people, including women and children, were burnt to death.
Earlier this year, the Islamic State militant group killed 11 coal miners after abducting them in Pakistan’s Balochistan province. A twin bomb blast rocked Baghdad, Iraq, on the 21st of this month. Suicide bomber kills at least 32 The militant group IS carried out the attack on a market in the country, targeting Shia Muslims.
The miscreants targeted Zakir Hossain, the state minister for labor in the Indian state of West Bengal, in February this year. The minister and 13 other leaders and activists of the party were seriously injured. Jaish-e-Mohammed, a Pakistan-based militant group, attacked a police bus in Srinagar, the capital of Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir. At least two policemen were killed.
On July 8, gunmen stormed the residence of Haitian President Jovenal Moisi and killed him. The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a rally in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, outside parliament and in the city’s police headquarters. A December 25 suicide bombing at a Christmas party at a restaurant in the eastern city of Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least eight people.