Military and police conduct counter-explosive training during Ontario exercise

Exercise Ardent Defender staged two counter-explosive threat scenarios in Meaford, ON, on October 10 and 11 as police and military personnel from a number of organizations tested their skills in dealing with explosive threats. One scenario involved a vehicle-borne improvised Read More …

Two men are arrested on suspicion of terror offences in Manchester

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after police raided a home in Manchester. Officers went to the property in Whitefield, Greater Manchester, following reports of suspicious items being found made shortly before 11.25am on Monday. Examinations at the Read More …

Explosive device found in car at Northampton (Mass.) fairgrounds, officials report

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 Read More …

Only 6 Indian airports have operational bomb detection squads, audit finds

Only six of the 59 airports guarded by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in the country have operational bomb detection and disposal squads, according to an audit by the paramilitary agency, raising concerns about safety measures. Only the security forces at the airports in Read More …