The unidentified men, armed with AK-47 rifles, attacked the town of Chakama in the coastal region of Kilifi and injured five people before abducting a 23-year old Italian woman who works for an NGO, police said.
Attacks were intensified on villages and towns in northern Hama, southern Idlib and Latakia — areas that fall within a demilitarised zone agreed on last September between Russia and Turkey.
The onslaught on the police outpost in Farah province began late on Wednesday and continued for more than four hours, Provincial council member Dadullah Qani said.
At least seven people have been killed and 14 wounded in an attack on a bus heading towards a Coptic Christian monastery in upper Egypt, the Archbishop of Minya said.
Rebels attacked Congolese army positions and several neighborhoods of Beni which is at the center of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak.
Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in the southern province of Helmand that killed Abdul Jabar Qahraman, who was preparing to contest Saturday's parliamentary polls.
French police said that of the seven wounded, four are in a critical condition but there was no initial indication the attack was linked to terrorism.
The militants also captured dozens of soldiers in two days of fighting following an attack on an army base in Faryab province. Separately, fighting entered the fifth day in the northeastern city of Ghazni.
Security sources say dozens of soldiers have been killed in the ongoing clashes in which militants using night-vision goggles launched simultaneous raids on several Afghan military bases and posts in Dashte Archi district in Kunduz province .
A 24-year-old Roma man was stabbed to death and four others wounded after a masked group armed with batons and other weapons attacked a camp on the outskirts of the city of Lviv in Ukraine late on Saturday.
Rakmat Akilov, an Uzbek national, was charged with terror-related murder and attempted murder for driving a stolen beer truck into a crowd on April 7, 2017, killing five people and wounding 14 others.
Police officers are gathering information and authorities have moved security teams to areas where further attacks are feared in northern Mozambique, where previous attacks have been reported.
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