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Welcome to the Counter-IED Report website, one-stop information and news source for Counter-IED professionals worldwide. The Counter-IED Report is a leading international subscription-based publication, which serves as an information source to communicate the latest developments in the fight against the IED threat. The aim of the Counter-IED Report is to identify technological advances as well as strategies and tactics for countering threat networks, reduce IED manufacture and placement, assist post-conflict humanitarian demining and capacity building efforts worldwide. We strive to deliver an up-to-date, first-hand expert knowledge, and facilitate information sharing between stakeholders, academia and the industry. The report is published in print, eBook and PDF formats, and distributed worldwide. The distribution is tailored to the highly engaged audience of EOD, CIED, CBRNe, Defence, Law Enforcement, CT and Security professionals and senior decision makers in government, public and private sectors. Additional print copies of the Report are also distributed at the relevant Defence and Security events through our Media Partnership Programme.


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  • Nigeria: How explosion killed nine-year-old child of suspected Boko Haram member

    June 5, 2020

    A nine-year-old boy was on Monday killed and his teenage brother injured by an explosive device they had taken to an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in Maiduguri, Borno State for their father. The kids had taken the device from Bama on the instruction of their father who is a suspected member of Boko Haram. The incident ...

  • Pennsylvania: Man Accused Of Leaving Backpack Of Explosives In Downtown Pittsburgh

    June 4, 2020

    Pittsburgh police and ATF agents searched the home of a man accused of leaving explosives next to a downtown Pittsburgh building. Matthew Michanowicz, 52, is charged with possessing weapons of mass destruction and possession of explosive or incendiary materials or devices. According to police, Michanowicz was seen riding up to PNC Plaza on a bike with a ...

  • UK: Masts to be cut from Thames Estuary wreck packed with explosives

    June 4, 2020

    The masts are set to be cut from a wartime shipwreck in the Thames Estuary that is packed with 1,400 tonnes of explosives. Cargo ship SS Richard Montgomery was anchored in Sheerness, Kent, when it grounded and broke up in 1944. The wreck and its cargo is monitored round the clock by port authorities and protected by ...

  • Additional ATMs blown up in Philadelphia as police release video of suspects

    June 4, 2020

    Philadelphia police released new video Thursday of three suspects blowing up an ATM at a restaurant after warning a customer to leave. The suspects can be seen on video in the lobby of New Far East Palace Restaurant on Ruscomb Street in the city’s Logan section. It all started Tuesday night just before 11 p.m. Police said one ...

  • Assam: IED recovered at Bogapani, defused by army’s bomb squad

    June 3, 2020

    Security forces on Wednesday recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at Bogapani, which was wrapped in polythene. The IED was recovered from NH 36 and it was diffused by a bomb squad of the army from Dinjan. It is suspected that ULFA (I) had placed the IED at Bogapani to create panic among the locals. It may be ...

  • Pennsylvania: Explosive devices found in Lancaster after protests this week – police

    June 3, 2020

    A low-level explosive device that detonated in Lancaster this week has led authorities to urge residents to stay home and safe, as many are taking to the streets in solidarity of national protests against police brutality. Unplanned, or quickly-assembled protests have continued to take place in central Pennsylvania cities, including in Lancaster. Lancaster police are recommending extra ...

  • Top Jaish bombmaker killed, hunt for 2 missing car bombs in Kashmir is on

    June 3, 2020

    Fauji Bhai alias Abdul Rehman, a top bomb-maker Jaish-e-Mohammed, was among the three terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in Kashmir’s Pulwama on Wednesday morning. The operation was conducted by a joint team of security personnel that had been tracking Fauji Bhai, also known as Ismail, who has also been linked to the car bomb intercepted ...

  • Roadside bomb kills nine civilians in southern Afghanistan

    June 3, 2020

    A roadside blast of an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province killed at least nine civilians, an official confirmed. Baheer Amadi, a spokesman for the provincial governor, told Anadolu Agency that the incident took place in the Arghistan district around noon local time when a passenger bus hit the improvised explosive device. He confirmed nine ...

  • Marine veteran adopts dog who saved his life in Afghanistan

    June 2, 2020

    A black Labrador retriever named Blue has saved Byung “BK” Kang’s life so many times, he’s lost count. The two served on more than 300 combat missions while serving together in the United States Marine Corps on a deployment to Afghanistan from 2011-2012. Blue, a military dog trained to detect bombs called improvised explosive devices, was ...

  • Kansas soldier to be sentenced in explosives, napalm case

    June 2, 2020

    The sentencing of a U.S. Army soldier whose two convictions for providing information on how to manufacture an explosive device and napalm has been postponed to mid-July, U.S. District Court records show. Jarrett William Smith, 24, had been scheduled to be sentenced on June 8, but that was re-scheduled to July 15 due to the COVID-19 ...

  • Stash of explosive devices discovered in Russia’s Chuvashia

    June 2, 2020

    Investigators in Russia’s Chuvashia Region initiated criminal proceedings over terrorism charges after a stash of improvised explosive devices was found, the Investigative Committee’s regional directorate announced Tuesday. “Criminal proceedings were initiated over preparations to conduct a terror attack under Article 205 of the Russian Criminal Code. During searches, officers of the Federal Security Service Directorate for the Republic ...

  • Bombing kills Iraqi soldiers near disputed town, as anti-terror operations continue

    June 2, 2020

    The Iraqi army on Monday announced that an improvised explosive device (IED) had killed two of its soldiers, as they were conducting anti-terror operations near the disputed town of Makhmour, some 100 kilometers southeast of Mosul. Iraq’s Security Media Cell, the country’s official military communications center, said in a statement that the IED blew up under ...

  • UK: Bomb disposal team called out to Penryn’s Masonic Lodge

    June 2, 2020

    The Royal Navy’s bomb disposal team was called out to Penryn after a “suspicious incendiary device” was found outside a building in the town. Devon and Cornwall Police says officers were called out at 11.10am to reports of the device outside the back door of the Masonic Hall in New Street. A team from the Royal Navy ...

  • Landmine blast kills 7 laborers in Afghanistan

    June 2, 2020

    A landmine blast in Afghanistan’s restive northern Kunduz province killed at least seven farm laborers, an official confirmed on Tuesday. The governor’s spokesman Esmatullah Muradi told Anadolu Agency the incident took place in the Jungle Bashi area of Khan Abad district last evening where an improvised explosive device planted by the Taliban hit a convoy of ...


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