Revolvy Brain's folder

February 2019 crimes in Asia


Biman Bangladesh Airlines Flight 147

topic

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Flight 147

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Flight 147 was a scheduled flight from Shahjalal International Airport, Bangladesh, to Dubai International Airport, United Arab Emirates, via Chittagong. On 24 February 2019, the aircraft operating the flight, a Biman Bangladesh Airlines Boeing 737-800, was hijacked 252 kilometres (157 mi) southeast of Dhaka by lone wolf terrorist Polash Ahmed.[1] The crew performed an emergency landing at the Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong where Ahmed was shot dead by Bangladeshi special forces. One flight attendant was shot at during the hijacking, but there were no other reported casualties among the 134 passengers and 14 crew on board.[2][3] Aircraft The Boeing 737-8E9 aircraft (MSN: 40335/5715) registered S2-AHV was built in 2015 and first flew on December 11, 2015. The aircraft was the second of the type delivered new to Biman Bangladesh Airlines from Boeing in late 2015. At the time of the hijacking the aircraft was 3 years and 3 months old. Events Prior to hijacking Accor

Aviation accidents and incidents in 2019

Revolvy Brain (revolvybrain)

Revolvy User

2019 in Bangladesh

Revolvy Brain (revolvybrain)

Revolvy User

2019 in aviation

Revolvy Brain (revolvybrain)

Revolvy User


2019 Balochistan attack

topic

2019 Balochistan attack

On 16 February 2019, armed men attacked and killed two Frontier Corps in Loralai.[2] Later on 17 February 2019, another attack took place on Pakistani security personnel in which four members of the Frontier Corps were killed in the Gardab area of Panjgur District.[3] The attack was carried out by the Baloch Raji Ajoi Sangar (BRAS), an alliance of three Balochi terrorist organizations, the Baloch Liberation Army, Balochistan Liberation Front and Baloch Republican Guard.[4][5][6] These attacks were preceded by the January 2019 Loralai attack in Balochistan in which eight policemen and a civilian were killed by gunmen and suicide bombers affiliated with Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan on 29 January 2019.[7] The attack happened hours before Saudi Arabia's Prince Mohammed bin Salman made his visit to Pakistan. Reaction Jamal Kamal Khan, the Chief Minister of Balochistan, condemned the attack and accused it of being as "a conspiracy against region's development".[3] References "Militants kill 6 Pakistan soldier

2010s in Balochistan, Pakistan

Revolvy Brain (revolvybrain)

Revolvy User

2019 mass shootings in Asia

Revolvy Brain (revolvybrain)

Revolvy User

Mass shootings in Pakistan

Revolvy Brain (revolvybrain)

Revolvy User


2019 Khash–Zahedan suicide bombing

topic

2019 Khash–Zahedan suicide bombing

On February 13, 2019, a suicide bombing on the Khash–Zahedan road in Sistan and Baluchestan Province of Iran killed at least 27 Revolutionary Guards and wounded another 13.[1][2][3] It was one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in Iran in years.[3] Sunni extremist militant group Jaish al-Adl ("Army of Justice") said it carried out the bombing.[4] Bombing The bomber targeted a bus transporting military personnel on the Khash–Zahedan road (Road 95) in Sistan and Baluchestan province, near the border with Pakistan. The area is a refuge for militant separatist groups and drug smugglers. The bomber detonated a car full of explosives near the bus,[3] killing 27 Revolutionary Guards and injuring 13.[4] The soldiers were coming back to their cities after carrying out the border mission by the bus.[3][5] Jaish al-Adl, a group connected to Al-Qaeda and involved in some of the recent terrorist activities in southeast Iran took responsibility for the suicide bombing.[3] In October 2018, 11 Iranian border Guards were

Explosions in 2019

Revolvy Brain (revolvybrain)

Revolvy User

2010s murders in Iran

Revolvy Brain (revolvybrain)

Revolvy User

2019 murders in Asia

Revolvy Brain (revolvybrain)

Revolvy User


2019 Pulwama attack

topic

2019 Pulwama attack

On 14 February 2019, a convoy of vehicles carrying security personnel on the Jammu Srinagar National Highway was attacked by a vehicle-borne suicide bomber at Lethpora (near Awantipora) in the Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The attack resulted in the deaths of 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)[a] personnel and the attacker. The responsibility for the attack was claimed by the Pakistan-based Islamist militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed. The attacker was Adil Ahmad Dar, a local from Pulwama district, and a member of Jaish-e-Mohammed.[2][3][4] India has blamed Pakistan for the attack. Pakistan condemned the attack and denied any connection to it.[5] Background Kashmir is a disputed territory, claimed both by India and Pakistan with both countries administering part of the territory.[6] Pakistan has sought to gain control of Indian-administered Kashmir.[7][8] An insurgency began to proliferate in Indian-administered Kashmir in the late 1980s. Pakistan provided the insurgency with material support.

February 2019 events in India

Revolvy Brain (revolvybrain)

Revolvy User

February 2019 crimes in Asia

Revolvy Brain (revolvybrain)

Revolvy User

Islamic terrorist incidents in 2019

Revolvy Brain (revolvybrain)

Revolvy User


Patikul, Sulu shootout

topic

Patikul, Sulu shootout

Five soldiers were killed and five others were injured in a shootout with the ISIL-linked group, Abu Sayyaf, in Patikul, Sulu. Three terrorists were killed and 15 others were injured.[1] This attack happened a week after a bombing that killed 20 people in a cathedral in the neighboring city of Jolo.[2] References "Philippine army in deadly battle with Abu Sayyaf after Jolo blast". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2019-02-02. "Eight killed in 'fierce firefight' in Philippines' south". South China Morning Post. 2019-02-02. Retrieved 2019-02-02.

February 2019 crimes in Asia

Revolvy Brain (revolvybrain)

Revolvy User

Islamic terrorist incidents in 2019

Revolvy Brain (revolvybrain)

Revolvy User

February 2019 crimes

Revolvy Brain (revolvybrain)

Revolvy User



No more pages
Javascript Version
Revolvy Server https://www.revolvy.com
Revolvy Site Map