Welcome to the Counter-IED Report website, one-stop information and news source for Counter-IED professionals worldwide. The Counter-IED Report is a leading international subscription-based publication, which serves as an information source to communicate the latest developments in the fight against the IED threat. The aim of the Counter-IED Report is to identify technological advances as well as strategies and tactics for countering threat networks, reduce IED manufacture and placement, assist post-conflict humanitarian demining and capacity building efforts worldwide. We strive to deliver an up-to-date, first-hand expert knowledge, and facilitate information sharing between stakeholders, academia and the industry. The report is published in print, eBook and PDF formats, and distributed worldwide. The distribution is tailored to the highly engaged audience of EOD, CIED, CBRNe, Defence, Law Enforcement, CT and Security professionals and senior decision makers in government, public and private sectors. Additional print copies of the Report are also distributed at the relevant Defence and Security events through our Media Partnership Programme.
- Explosive-laden Gazan drone found in southern Israel
May 28, 2018
A drone armed with explosives was launched from the Hamas-run Gaza Strip and fell in the South last week, the IDF confirmed on Monday. The drone, which was launched from the northern Gaza Strip at night, was recovered intact “a few days ago” after it landed in the Sha’ar Hanegev region, the IDF said. Read more… Source: The ...
- Three soldiers injured in IED blast in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir
May 28, 2018
Srinagar: Three soldiers were injured in an IED blast triggered by terrorists in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. A Casper vehicle of the 44 Rashtriya Rifles was damaged in an IED blast triggered by terrorists in Zainapora area of Shopian district, an Army official said. Read more… Source: State Times
- 3 killed, 7 injured as suicide bomber target Konduga, Borno
May 28, 2018
The Borno State Police Command has confirmed that three persons lost their lives while seven others were injured when a suicide bomber attacked Konduga yesterday. Police Commissioner, Mr. Damian Chukwu, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen in Maiduguri on Monday. Read more… Source: Daily Trust
- Explosive device found in car at Northampton (Mass.) fairgrounds, officials report
May 26, 2018
Massachusetts State Police found an improvised explosive device in a vehicle at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton Friday, officials confirmed Saturday. Jennifer Mieth, of the State Fire Marshal’s Office, said the Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad was called to assist Northampton Police in responding to the small explosive device located in a car at the fairgrounds. Read more… Source: MassLive
- 98 kg explosives meant for Bangladesh outfit seized in Bengal
May 26, 2018
Murshidabad police arrested two youths on Thursday night and seized bomb making chemicals weighing 98 kg that was allegedly being sent to a banned militant outfit in Bangladesh. Manglu Khan and Sadekul Khan, both 30, were arrested from Nimtita in Murshidabad district. The chemicals were hidden in a garden. Read more… Source: Hindustan Times
- ‘Projectable objects’ in Canada restaurant bomb that injured 15 people
May 25, 2018
Fifteen people have been injured after two men walked into an Indian restaurant and set off a bomb, Canadian police say. The male suspects fled the scene after detonating what police have described as an “improvised explosive device” inside the Bombay Bhel restaurant in Mississauga, a suburb of Toronto, on Thursday at about 10.30pm (3.30am UK ...
- Sixth Member of Gas Pipeline Clearance Team Killed in Afghanistan
May 23, 2018
The body of a man identified as the sixth of a group of mine-clearance workers with the TAPI international gas pipeline who were killed this week has been found in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar, officials said on Wednesday. The man was kidnapped on Monday after his five team members were shot by unknown gunmen in ...
- 35th Engineers participate in Royal Army of Oman Counter IED Exchange
May 22, 2018
The 35th Engineer Brigade of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. and the 648th Military Engagement Team (MET), Georgia Army National Guard, had the exciting opportunity to engage in a knowledge exchange event with the Royal Army of Oman on counter improvised explosive device (CIED) tactics, techniques and procedures. The event took place at the Royal Army ...
- 16 Dead in Afghanistan After Car Bomb Explodes as Team Tries to Defuse It
May 22, 2018
At least 16 people, including security personnel and bystanders, were killed on Tuesday as bomb disposal experts tried and failed to defuse explosives in a parked car in the southern city of Kandahar, Afghan officials said. Daoud Ahmadi, a spokesman for the governor of Kandahar Province, said the car had been parked in an auto repair ...
- Philippines: 5 soldiers wounded in IED explosion
May 22, 2018
Five soldiers were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), which was allegedly planted by members of the New People’s Army (NPA), exploded on Monday, May 21 in Sitio Patawon, Barangay Cabuyuan, Mabini, Compostela Valley. Captain Jerry Lamosao, Division Public Affairs Office (DPAO) chief of the 10th Infantry Division (ID) said the incident happened at 10:55 ...
- CTD Balochistan recovers massive cache of weapons, explosives
May 21, 2018
The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) recovered a large cache of weapons and explosives during a raid in Quetta’s Kili Barat area late Sunday night. Security forces conducted a raid at a hide-out used as a weapon factory by Balochistan Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) commander Salman Badeni and other militants – who were killed in an intelligence-based operation last week. Over ...
- Troops step up efforts to counter IED attacks on convoys
May 20, 2018
Following increased Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attacks Amisom troops are being trained on how to detect the device that recently claimed lives of seven Kenya Defense Force (KDF) and left two injured two. Major (Rtd) Ray Nzano an associate operations officer with the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has been training KDF troops on search ...
- Improvised explosive device thrown at Belfast house
May 19, 2018
An improvised explosive device was thrown at a house in East Belfast late on Friday, it has emerged. The device was packed with nails and thrown along with a number of fireworks at the property in the Bloomfield Road area, police have said. Detective Sergeant Rory McPhillips revealed: “When officers arrived at the scene, we discovered that it was in fact ...
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