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  • 5 policemen injured in IED blast carried out by Naxals in Chhattisgarh, India

    March 24, 2018

    Five District Reserve Guard (DRG) jawans were injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast, suspected to be carried out by the Naxals, in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district today, police said. The incident comes 10 days after nine CRPF personnels were killed in a blast in the district on March 13. The blast took place around 3 pm in a forest near Sirsetti village ...

  • Egypt: Explosion hits near convoy of Alexandria security chief

    March 24, 2018

    An explosion in the coastal city of Alexandria has killed at least two people, including a policeman, in what officials called an assassination attempt against the city’s security chief. The blast occurred near the Tolip Hotel on Saturday afternoon in Rushdi, a neighbourhood in Egypt’s second city, close to the motorcade of Major General Mostafa al-Nemr, the head ...

  • Afghanistan: At least 10 dead, 37 wounded in car bomb explosion in Lashkar Gah city

    March 23, 2018

    A blast rocked a city in Afghanistan’s restive south on Friday, killing and wounding dozens of people as they left a wrestling match, officials said, in the latest attack in the country. “A car bomb blast happened at the entrance gate to the sports stadium in the first Police District of Lashkar Gah city,” Helmand province’s ...

  • EOD, Chemical go hand-in-hand

    March 23, 2018

    More than 50 Soldiers with the 71st Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), participated in a 3-day chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) training exercise to build readiness and confidence in the event of a chemical attack, Mar. 21-23, at various locations on the installation. Event coordinators with 71st EOD called upon the chemical expertise of Soldiers with ...

  • MyDefence and AAU develop Terahertz technology for IED detection

    March 22, 2018

    This project will take the last decade of innovations within Terahertz spectroscopy and bring it in to the future, where detection of explosives at a safe distance, can be used to prevent terror attacks and save lives. The Innovation Fund Denmark has decided to fund the project between the physicists at Aalborg University and the ...

  • US, Jordan launch new counterterrorism training centre

    March 22, 2018

    Jordan and the United States unveiled a counterterrorism training centre south of Amman on Thursday aimed at boosting the capacity of local forces in a region beset by conflict. The centre connected to the Jordanian Police Academy was opened in Suwaqah, 70 kilometres (43 miles) from the Jordanian capital. It aims to prepare security forces to cope ...

  • A platform to inspire medical innovation that improves patient outcomes

    March 21, 2018

    Medical Innovation event will present the very latest research and innovation from civilian and military healthcare professionals with a focus on improving patient outcomes during prolonged care 9 March 2018 – The popular Trauma Innovation event, now called Medical Innovation, has announced that it will broaden its focus in 2018. This October’s edition will reflect the ...

  • Texas serial bombing suspect dies after detonating explosive inside car – police

    March 21, 2018

    The Texas serial bombing suspect has been killed after setting off an explosive device in his car as police closed in. Austin Police chief Brian Manley confirmed the death of the 24-year-old man, who has not been named, after officers tracked him down to a hotel in Round Rock, near Austin. The suspect set off the explosive ...

  • UK: Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) campaign launched

    March 20, 2018

    The new head of UK Counter Terrorism Policing has used the launch of a campaign about terrorist attack planning methods to reveal that more than a fifth of reports from the public produce intelligence which is helpful to police. The recently appointed Assistant Commissioner of Specialist Operations (ACSO), Neil Basu, praised the public’s willingness to ACT ...

  • Explosion at FedEx facility near San Antonio likely linked to serial bomber, feds say

    March 20, 2018

    A package bomb that exploded at a FedEx facility near San Antonio early Tuesday is likely linked to attacks by a serial bomber that have killed two people in Austin, a federal official said. “We suspect it is related to our investigation” into four bombings in Austin this month, FBI San Antonio spokeswoman Michelle Lee told CNN. The incident happened at about 12:30 ...

  • Afghanistan: 2 killed in roadside blast in Kabul

    March 19, 2018

    At least two people were killed when a roadside improvised explosive device (IED) bomb exploded in Afghanistan’s capital city Kabul on Saturday. Khaama Press quoted the security officials as saying that the explosion took place in the vicinity of Paghman district. Deputy spokesman for the Ministry of Interior Nusrat Rahimi said two civilians were killed after ...

  • Two cyclists injured in fourth Texas explosion

    March 19, 2018

    Two cyclists have been injured in an explosion in Austin, Texas, just weeks after two others were killed by parcel bombs in the city. Police said the latest bomb may have been detonated by a trip wire after the two men came upon the device on the side of a road in a residential neighbourhood. Sunday’s explosion, ...

  • Nigeria: FG Calls for Defeat, Disruption of Insurgents’ Theatre of Operation, Drugs Acquisition

    March 18, 2018

    The federal government on Saturday called for the defeat and disruption of Boko Haram insurgents and other terrorists’ theatre of operation and their ability to acquire drugs and other chemical agents. This was the submission by experts and stakeholders at the end of a five day summit on National Chemical Security in Abuja. According to the National ...

  • Man convicted of making bomb parts used in US troop attacks

    March 17, 2018

    A Syrian man accused of making a key component in improvised explosive devices used in attacks against U.S. soldiers during the Iraq War was convicted Friday on federal conspiracy charges. Jurors deliberated over four days before delivering the verdict against Ahmed Alahmedalabdaloklah (AL-ah-med-AL-ab-dahl-OK’-lah), who is accused of making circuit boards used to remotely detonate roadside bombs ...

  • U.K. Subway Bomber Convicted of Attempted Murder

    March 16, 2018

    An 18-year-old Iraqi refugee whose homemade bomb exploded in a packed London subway carriage in 2017 injuring 51 passengers was convicted Friday of attempted murder. Ahmed Hassan planted an explosive device in a carriage with 93 passengers on Sept. 15. The bomb partially exploded during morning rush hour at Parsons Green subway station in West London. Twenty-three people ...

  • Police say they have killed 36 militants since start of ‘Sinai 2018’

    March 16, 2018

    Egypt’s Interior Ministry said in official statement on Thursday that five militant stationing points were targeted during sweeping operations conducted from both police and military forces inside the North Sinai city Al-Arish. The statement added that the stationing points were targeted as part of the ongoing wide-scale military operation ‘Sinai 2018′, and that they were ...

  • Boko Haram Planning IED Attacks In Maiduguri – Police Warn

    March 16, 2018

    The Borno state police command has revealed that Boko Haram insurgents are planning to attack Maiduguri, capital of the state, with vehicles primed with improvised explosive device (IED). Ahmed Bello, an assistant commissioner of police, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. Bello said the attack was beng coordinated by dislodged Boko Haram from Sambisa forest but ...

  • Bombs in the Austin attacks were constructed of readily available materials, officials say

    March 16, 2018

    The person who is making explosive devices and has left them at three Austin doorsteps is constructing them using common household items that can be easily purchased at hardware stores, potentially making efforts to identify the perpetrator more difficult, law enforcement officials said Thursday. Authorities are trying to identify all the materials used to make the ...