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 …

Seven arrests in Netherlands over ‘significant terror attack plot’

Police were investigating a large-scale terror attack plot which targeted multiple locations, including a big event. Seven men have been arrested in the Netherlands on suspicion of plotting a significant terror attack. The alleged attackers intended to carry out an Read More …

Device fitted under police officer’s car ‘had high-grade explosives’

A bomb planted under an off-duty policeman’s car contained over 300 grammes of high-grade explosives, a court has heard. The details emerged at the trial of Co Armagh man Sean McVeigh who denies the attempted murder of the PSNI officer Read More …

Vancouver: Pressure cooker IED, $1.6M in cash and jewellery, 50kg of drugs seized in gang bust

Police are calling it one of the most successful gang crime investigations in B.C. history. A pressure cooker improvised explosive device has been seized, along with 93 firearms and about 50 kg of drugs (including 9.5 kg of fentanyl) in Read More …