Two female suicide bombers between the ages of 17 and 20 reportedly blew themselves up this week in a camp in northeastern Nigeria designed to protect people trying to escape Boko Haram terrorists, killing at least 58 people.
Only two people were injured in the bombing attack on a Daallo Airlines Airbus A321 that held over 70 passengers.
Houses were torched, suicide bombers detonated devices, and militants opened fire near Nigeria’s largest northeastern city.
Since the attack, armed guards have been patrolling the shore as distraught locals claim their murdered loved ones.
The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack Wednesday at a university campus in the northwestern section of the country that killed at least 22 people and wounded scores, reports The New York Times.
William Celli, 55, is being held at the Contra Costa County Jail on a $525,000 bond after an anonymous caller tipped police off about Celli’s activities. The owner of a plumbing company was charged with possessing an explosive device and making criminal threats.
At what is likely to be his last news conference of the year before leaving for a family Christmas vacation, President Obama on Friday vowed to destroy ISIS, reports NBC News.
Enrique Marquez has been charged with multiple counts of aiding and conspiring with terrorists for allegedly supplying guns to the San Bernardino shooters earlier this month.
The FBI announced Wednesday that the San Bernardino shooters did not openly post on social media about jihad, but did have conversations about martyrdom using “private direct messages.”
Only 22 percent of Americans surveyed expressed confidence in the nation’s ability to prevent “lone wolf attacks in which individuals decide to act on their own.”