March 26, 2024

Armed conflicts and attacks

Insurgency in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

2024 Shangla bombing

A suicide bomber attacks a bus in Shangla District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, killing five Chinese workers and their Pakistani driver. (AP)

Syrian civil war

Israel–Hezbollah conflict

Israeli warplanes launch airstrikes against Hezbollah targets near the towns of Ras Baalbek and Hermel in Baalbek-Hermel Governorate, Lebanon, killing at least three Hezbollah members. (Reuters)

Disasters and accidents

Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse

The Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, collapses after the container ship Dali strikes a bridge column, causing multiple vehicles to fall into the water below. (CBS News)

President Joe Biden says that the federal government will pay for the full cost of rebuilding the bridge. (WMAR-TV)