Local firms taught how to spot home-made explosives, potential terror threats

Innocuous items such as fertilisers, nail polish remover and even pepper can be combined in a deadly concoction to make home-made explosives (HMEs).

This was just some of the information shared during a one-day workshop organised by Certified Counter Terrorism Practitioner (CCTP) on Monday (20 November).

Course participants – comprising senior management-level representatives from government agencies and the private sector – were shown some of the common materials that could be used in a home-made bomb, and taught how to respond appropriately. They were also shown what some Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) looked like.

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Source: Yahoo News