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  • Two Suicide Bombers Killed in Borno

    March 16, 2018

    According to This Day Live, the two suicide bombers, both female, were said to have hurriedly detonated the improvised explosive device (IED) strapped on them to avoid being caught alive. This led to their death, while nine other persons were injured. Joseph Kwaji, the spokesman of the Borno State Police Command, while confirmed the incident. Read more… Source: NaijaNews  

  • Warning issued after ammunition cases found in West Dorset

    March 16, 2018

    A warning has been issued to members of the public after ammunition cases were found near Burton Bradstock. West Bay Coastguard are urging people to leave suspicious items undisturbed and call 999 after the case with unknown contents were found on Hive Beach. A coastguard spokesman said officers were alerted to the unusual find by Solent Coastguard ...

  • 2 killed during land mine clearance training in Cambodia

    March 16, 2018

    A land mine exploded accidently during clearance training at a military base in western Cambodia, killing two people, including an Australian, and injuring three others, police said. National police said the explosion occurred Thursday in Kampong Speu province when a soldier who was being trained mishandled a decades-old land mine that had been removed from the ground. ...

  • IDF retaliates following explosion on northern Gaza border

    March 15, 2018

    Two explosive devices were detonated close to an army patrol along the border fence with the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, prompting IDF retaliation against Hamas and Islamic Jihad positions. No IDF soldiers were wounded in the explosions, which took place inside the Hamas-run coastal enclave. Contradictory reports out of Gaza and in Palestinian media said ...

  • Peshawar: IEDs, suicide jackets seized

    March 15, 2018

    The police and security forces recovered suicide jackets and improvised explosive devices in Peshawar and Charsadda areas on Wednesday. In Peshawar, the city police claimed to have recovered two improvised explosive devices and a suicide jacket from the outskirts of the city. SSP operations Javed Iqbal said that two IEDs and a suicide jacket were recovered from ...

  • US, Nigerien Troops Kill ISIS Militants 2 Months After Deadly Ambush

    March 15, 2018

    U.S. forces and partner troops killed 11 Islamic State militants in Niger during a firefight that occurred two months after a deadly ambush, as part of a mission that is only now is coming to light. U.S. Africa Command confirmed Thursday that U.S. troops and Niger government forces were on a Dec. 6 mission in the country’s ...

  • Sukma Attack: India Needs To Stop IEDs From Bleeding the CRPF

    March 14, 2018

    Yesterday, Maoists blew up a mine-protected vehicle (MPV) in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, killing nine Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans and injuring three more. The troops travelling in the vehicle were returning to their camp in Palodi from Kistaram — an area cut off from the rest of the state where the armed insurgents have almost complete control. Organised days after ...

  • Cops foil terrorists plot to bomb state buildings, arrest four suspects

    March 14, 2018

    Four terror suspects arrested in Marsabit last month planned to bomb government and judicial buildings, police boss Joseph Boinnet has said. Boinnet on Wednesday said intelligence reports revealed that the suspects were part of a cell that was planning a major terror attack in Nairobi. “These terrorists were targeting a government and a judicial building to rescue ...

  • Palestinian PM Hamdallah survives Gaza explosion

    March 13, 2018

    The Palestinian Authority says an explosion that hit a convoy carrying Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah was an assassination attempt. Mr Hamdallah escaped unharmed from the attack, which took place as his motorcade entered the Gaza Strip. Several guards were injured and three cars were damaged by the blast. Read more… Source: BBC News.  

  • Army Reserve Soldiers, Air Force personnel build a partnership

    March 13, 2018

    The Army Reserve’s only civil support team started building a new working relationship with nearby Air Force military and civilian personnel. The Army Reserve’s 773rd Civil Support Team demonstrated their equipment and shared their capabilities during an interactive display with Air Force first responders and Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear specialists in the 786th Civil Engineering ...

  • Pioneering New ‘Life-Support System’ Could Save Limbs Of Injured Soldiers

    March 13, 2018

    A pioneering new technique could help save soldiers’ limbs after battlefield injuries, reducing the need for amputations. Described as a “life-support system for the limb” it provides more time for doctors to attempt to repair the damaged area. The technique was developed by researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow and funded by The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) through the ...

  • International Instructors Conduct Counter IED Training

    March 12, 2018

    BANGLADESH – The final field training event for the Counter IED and EOD training at Exercise Shanti Doot 4 ended the morning of 11 March at the Ordnance Centre and School, Rajendrapur Cantonment, Bangladesh. Shanti Doot 4 is an international United Nations peacekeeping training exercise with over 1,000 participants from more than 30 countries, designed ...

  • US Army Promises to Stop Mistreating Veteran Bomb-Sniffing Dogs

    March 12, 2018

    Imagine the outrage if war heroes returning to the United States were locked up for months in cells with little water, food or human interaction. Yet that’s exactly what happened to many four-legged veterans who saved the lives of countless troops. Some bomb-sniffing military working dogs were left in kennels for as long as 11 months, according to ...

  • Japan Pledges $1 Million For Demining Project

    March 12, 2018

    The Japanese embassy in Kabul on Monday signed agreements with two Afghan companies to start demining areas in Panjshir and Parwan provinces.  The embassy will provide over $1 million USD to the companies to fund the project and to establish a veterinary center in Paktia. Officials said the demining project aims to clear over 1.5 million square meters of land. “We hope that our partners spend the money properly ...

  • Terrorist attack prevented in Saratov Region – FSB

    March 11, 2018

    Russia’s intelligence service, FSB, prevented a terrorist attack in the Saratov Region, the plotters were killed, FSB reported on Sunday. “The Russian Federal Security Service prevented a terrorist attack in the Saratov Region,” FSB’s public relations department said. “The terrorist attack was plotted by an underground terrorist group.” “On March 11, the criminals, driving a car, opened ...

  • Zimbabwe seeks $122m to clear land mines

    March 9, 2018

    Zimbabwe, one of the most densely mined countries in the world, said Friday it is seeking 122 million U.S. dollars to clear all anti-personnel mines that were planted by Rhodesian forces during the 1970s war of liberation. Although the country’s land mine clearance started in earnest in 1982, only two years after independence, Zimbabwe is still ...

  • Parsons Green: Tube bomb parts ‘from Asda and Aldi’

    March 7, 2018

    An Old Bailey jury heard commuters faced “a furnace engulfed in flames” when the device exploded at Parsons Green during London’s rush hour. Iraqi asylum seeker Ahmed Hassan, 18, is accused of planting the bomb on the District Line on 15 September, 2017. He denies attempted murder and causing an explosion likely to endanger life. The court heard ...

  • Military in Philippines recovers guns, explosives from NPA

    March 7, 2018

    A total of 209 high- and low-powered firearms as well as 155 improvised explosive devices (IED) were either confiscated from or surrendered by members of the New People’s Army (NPA) to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) from January to February 2018. Lieutenant Colonel Emmanuel Garcia, Philippine Army public information office chief, said 165 ...