‘Parcel bomb’ case: Ammonium nitrate was used as explosive, says FSL report

The Kalina Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) has concluded that the ‘crude bomb’ in a parcel addressed to Pune-based social activist Sanjay Nahar contained ammonium nitrate. The report has been forwarded to the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad which is now probing 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 …

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

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 Read More …

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

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 Read More …

‘New techniques used to trigger Bodh Gaya blast’

The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorists, who had allegedly planted three improvised explosive devices (IED) in Bodh Gaya on January 19, aimed for maximum casualty of Buddhist monks by triggering blasts with the help of three different techniques. Intelligence sources said these techniques were different Read More …

Kolkata Police arrested two in connection with Bodh Gaya explosion, recovered 50 kg explosives

In a major breakthrough in Bodh Gaya explosion case, the Special Task Force of Kolkata Police has arrested two Jammat-Ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh (JMB) from West Bengal. Acting on specific intelligence input, the STF picked up 24 year old Shiekh Paigambar from Read More …