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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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  • Afghanistan: Two Civilians Killed, Several Wounded in Nangarhar Blast

    April 7, 2021

    Two civilians were killed and 18 more were wounded in a bomb blast in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Wednesday morning, local sources said. The incident happened at around 06:30 am local time in Jalalabad city’s district when the security forces were passing from the area and a bomb that was placed on a roadside, ...

  • Philippines: Army destroys 48 recovered NPA IEDs in North Cotabato

    April 7, 2021

    The Army’s 39th Infantry Battalion (39IB) here destroyed 48 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) recovered from its various operations against the communist New Peoples’ Army (NPA) in recent months. The disposal of the IEDs took place at a secluded area of far-flung Barangay Sinkatulan here, according to 1Lt. Charles Ian Parel, 39IB civil-military officer. “This is the second ...

  • China: Bomb attack in Mingjing kills 5

    April 6, 2021

    A man detonated a homemade bomb blowing up four other people besides himself in Mingjing, a small village in Guangzhou on 22 March. Jeimian, a news website, shared a video of the aftermath, a destroyed office, with blood splattered on the walls and at least two people motionless on the ground. The Guangzhou Panyu Security Bureau ...

  • Malmstrom AFB is conducting EOD training on Tuesday

    April 6, 2021

    GREAT FALLS — Malmstrom Air Force said in a news release on Tuesday that its Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team will be conducting training operations today on base. The training will include two controlled explosions between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The EOD unit’s purpose is to detect, disarm, and dispose of explosive threats. The EOD team ...

  • Army captain sets women’s world record for mile run in a bomb disposal suit

    April 6, 2021

    The company commander of an ordnance disposal unit at Fort Campbell, Ky., broke the Guinness World Record for the fastest mile run by a woman wearing a bomb disposal suit Saturday at George Mason University. Capt. Katie Hernandez of 717th Ordnance Disposal Co. needed to run faster than the existing record of 11 minutes, six seconds, ...

  • Algeria calls on France to compensate 7,300 victims of colonial-era mines

    April 6, 2021

    France must compensate the victims of landmines planted by its forces during the colonial era, head of the Algerian National Human Rights Council (CNHD), Bouzid Lazhari, has said, adding that French authorities laid more than nine million mines along Algeria’s eastern and western borders, which caused permanent disabilities for 7,300 Algerians. Lazhari’s statement came on Sunday ...

  • Laos govt says unexploded bomb-mine (UXO) clearance authority needs more funding

    April 6, 2021

    The government has called for more support for UXO clearance operations, with 132,000 hectares of land having been surveyed and confirmed to be contaminated with unexploded ordnance. Director General of the National Regulatory Authority for UXO/Mine Action Sector under the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, Chomyaeng Phengthongsawath, told reporters during a field visit to Xieng ...

  • Biden Keeps Trump’s Policy Retaining Land Mines in U.S. Arsenal, for Now

    April 6, 2021

    The Defense Department announced Tuesday that it would retain the Trump administration’s policy and keep antipersonnel land mines in its arsenal, reserving the right to use them in war. In a statement, Mike Howard, a Pentagon spokesman, called such weapons “a vital tool in conventional warfare” that the military “cannot responsibly forgo, particularly when faced with ...

  • Nigeria: Gunmen free nearly 2,000 inmates in attack on Imo state prison

    April 6, 2021

    Nearly 2,000 inmates have escaped from a prison in southeastern Nigeria after heavily armed gunmen attacked the facility, authorities said. The massive jailbreak occurred before dawn on Monday in Owerri, the capital of Imo state. Attackers wielding machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and explosives stormed the facility, blasting their way through the administrative block to gain entrance ...

  • Afghanistan: One Security Force Member Killed, Four Wounded in Kabul Blast

    April 6, 2021

    One security force member was killed and four more were wounded in an IED explosion that targeted an army vehicle in Qarabagh district in Kabul on Monday morning, police said in a statement. The incident happened at around 7:00 am local time in Sabz Sang village in Qarabagh district, police said. “Another mine was seized and defused ...

  • Jammu and Kashmir: IED Defused In The Old City Srinagar, Explosives Recovered In Karnah

    April 5, 2021

    An improvised explosive device (IED) and explosives were recovered and defused by the police and security forces in different incidents. One IED was recovered and defused in the Khanyar area of Srinagar after the police found a suspicious steel box fixed with a wire on Monday evening. Traffic was stopped in the area after the IED ...

  • South Carolina: Ongoing investigation in Darlington County led to ‘explosive material’ arrest in Myrtle Beach

    April 5, 2021

    Court documents provide new information on what authorities found inside a Myrtle Beach apartment complex that led to an ‘explosive material’ arrest. According to an affidavit, the Myrtle Beach Police Department and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division were called last Wednesday to 830 44th Avenue North in connection to an ongoing investigation in Darlington County. Authorities ...

  • US Embassy in Kabul reaffirms commitment to mine clearance assistance to Afghanistan

    April 5, 2021

    The Charge d’Affaires of the US Embassy in Kabul assures that $ 20 million in annual mine clearance assistance to Afghanistan will continue. Ross Wilson said in a series of tweets yesterday evening (15 April) on the occasion of World Mine Awareness Day that Washington has provided $ 537 million in aid to Afghanistan in the ...

  • Afghanistan: IED explosion kills one security force member in Kabul province

    April 5, 2021

    At least five security force members were killed and wounded in an explosion in the Qarabagh district of Kabul province, Police reported. Ferdaws Faramarz, a spokesman for Kabul Police HQ said the incident happened at around 7:00 am on Monday morning in the Sabzsang area of Qarabagh district. The blast has reportedly targeted a security vehicle patrolling ...

  • Pakistan: CTD arrests two terrorists in Lahore

    April 5, 2021

    The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), Lahore, Sunday conducted an intelligence based operation and arrested two suspected terrorists belonging to a banned organisation. Explosive material was also recovered from their possession. A credible source information was received that two ‘terrorists’ were present at Band Road, Gulshan Ravi, Lahore. The CTD team raided the place and arrested two terrorists ...


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