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a terrorist bombing carried out by someone who does not hope to survive it

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21 April , on Easter Sunday, three churches and three luxury hotels in Colombo the capital of Sri Lanka, were targeted in a series of terrorist suicide bombings, killing 259 and injuring more than 500.
The Philippine National Police (PNP) and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) confirmed on Wednesday a report attributed to a senior military official that one of the two bombers of an Army camp in Sulu nearly two weeks ago was a Filipino, but stopped short in officially declaring that the attack was a case of suicide bombing.
Oscar Albayalde said they have no confirmation on the presence of an Egyptian couple in Sulu who are allegedly planning to carry out a suicide bombing mission.
However, Ano said the identity of the Indonesian couple, who were allegedly behind the suicide bombing at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Jolo, was still being determined and may take some time before they are known.
Cairo [Egypt], Oct 12 ( ANI ): A military court in Egypt awarded death sentence to 17 people over their involvement in three church suicide bombings in 2016 and 2017 that claimed 80 lives.
A SUICIDE bombing has targeted a gathering of Afghanistan's top clerics in Kabul, killing at least seven people and wounding nine, the police said.
The directive declared as un-Islamic acts that include suicide bombings, sectarianism, and calls for jihad in the name of religion without the consent of the state.
The suspected terrorists had planned a suicide bombing over the holiday, to detonate potassium nitrate "low-explosive bombs," according to police.
The attacks included a suicide bombing at the emergency entrance of the Jableh national hospital, state media said.
But Baghdad analysts say the group has long staged indiscriminate suicide bombings and see these attacks as a continuation of that tactic.
Two personnel of the Border Police Force also lost their lives in the suicide bombings and firefight, the police spokesman said, adding that at least two blasts, presumably suicide bombings rocked the area.
Militants from Boko Haram were blamed for suicide bombings on Sunday night at a crowded mosque and an upmarket Muslim restaurant in the central city of Jos, a suicide bombing at an evangelical Christian church in the north-eastern city of Potiskum, and attacks in several north-eastern villages where dozens of churches and about 300 homes were torched.
It must be admitted that the idea of suicide bombings is intimidating in itself.
When it comes to suicide bombings against civilians, Tunisians are vehemently against, with 90% saying this tactic should never be used.
It said a "technical fault" affected the second of two February 19 suicide bombings targeting the Iranian cultural center in Beirut, but didn't specify what the fault was.