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Dozens of Afghan police recruits dead in Taliban attack

Al Jazeera

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack on a police academy near the capital Kabul that killed dozens of recruits. At least 27 people were killed and another 40 wounded in the suicide blasts, a government official told the Reuters news agency. Mousa Rahmati, the district governor of Paghman, told the Associated Press that Thursday's attack took place around 20km west of Kabul. He said the trainee police officers were returning from a training center in Wardak province and were heading to the capital on leave. The Taliban said it was behind the attack in an email sent to The Associated Press by spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid.


Yemen suicide attacks kill at least 45 army recruits

U.S. News

The officials said Monday that the two bombers targeted young men seeking to join the army. One suicide car bomber targeted a line outside an army recruitment center, killing at least 20.


Toronto Van Attack Suspect Was Student, Ex-Military Recruit

U.S. News

Shortly before Monday's attack on a crowded Toronto street, a chilling post appeared on Minassian's now-deleted Facebook account saluting Elliot Rodger, a community college student who killed six people and wounded 13 in shooting and stabbing attacks near the University of California, Santa Barbara, before apparently shooting himself to death in 2014.


Toronto Van Attack Suspect Was Student, Ex-Military Recruit

U.S. News

Shortly before Monday's attack, a chilling post appeared on Minassian's now-deleted Facebook account saluting Elliot Rodger, a community college student who killed six people and wounded 13 in shooting and stabbing attacks near the University of California, Santa Barbara, before apparently shooting himself to death in 2014.


Ex-Police Recruit in Alabama Indicted in Fatal Stabbing

U.S. News

Twenty-one-year-old Arron Jamal Gaines is charged with intentional murder for the February slaying of 20-year-old Dietrich "Dede" Boone. AL.com reported Tuesday that a Jefferson County grand jury issued the indictment May 4. Birmingham police said Gaines went to Boone's home on Feb. 9 and confronted him.