Wednesday

February 7, 2024

Armed conflicts and attacks

Spillover of the Israel–Hamas war

Insurgency in Balochistan

2024 Balochistan bombings

Two bombings outside electoral offices in Balochistan, Pakistan, ahead of tomorrow's general election, kill at least 30 people and injure dozens more. The Daesh claims responsibility for both attacks. (AP)

Pakistan closes all border crossings with Afghanistan until further notice in response to the attacks. (Pajhwok)

Russian invasion of Ukraine

Russian strikes against Ukrainian infrastructure

Russian forces launch a wave of missile and drone strikes across Ukraine, killing at least five civilians and injuring 11 others, including two in Kyiv. (BBC News)

Southern Thailand insurgency

The Thai government and Muslim separatists in the country's south agree to begin a Malaysian-brokered peace process to end an insurgency which began in 2004. (AP)

2024 Ecuadorian conflict

Naranjal city councilwoman Diana Carnero is shot and killed by unknown gunmen immediately following a city council meeting. (El Universo)

Disasters and accidents

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia confirms that eight people have been killed and another is missing, following a landslide in Baghdati, Imereti, on February 6, the same day that two more have also been killed in separate events in Adjara. (Agenda.ge) (RFE/RL Georgia)

Death and state funeral of Sebastián Piñera

It is announced that former Chilean president Sebastián Piñera will receive a state funeral with the wake lasting until February 9. (Emol)