UNMAS Iraq Programme Report 2020

Message from the Senior Programme Manager, Mr. Pehr Lodhammar What a tumultuous yet transformative and rewarding year it has been! When I look back at 2020, the challenges brought forth with the emergence and swift transmission of the COVID-19 pandemic Read More …

Missouri: “Homemade” explosives found at Callaway County conservation area

Callaway County Sheriff’s deputies say they found two objects that were determined to be explosive related, at the McCredie Lake Conservation Area on Wednesday. According to a release from Sheriff Clay Chism, deputies responded to a “suspicious incident” around 6:50 Read More …

Pakistan: Police official martyred, eight injured in Qilla Abdullah IED blast

A policeman was martyred and eight others sustained injuries in an IED explosion on Wednesday in Balochistan`s Qilla Abdullah district. According to Assistant Commissioner Qilla Abdullah, Din Muhammad, the incident occurred in the main market of the town when a Read More …

Turkey: Large cache of explosives seized in Adıyaman Province

Gendarmerie forces seized a large amount of explosives as part of a domestic anti-terror operation in southeastern Turkey, the interior minister said on Monday. “As part of Operation Eren-5 Bagok: 50 kilograms (110 pounds) of plastic explosives and improvised explosive Read More …

Philippines: Davao City Police Office receives IED robot, van, and bomb-sniffing dog

The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) received A Hyundai Van to transport the bomb robot, protective equipment and other gears of the Explosive Ordnance Division (EOD). The MK3 DavaoBot is a medium-sized robot designed by Icor Technologies for remote handling Read More …

Indiana: Terre Haute IED contained paint thinner, ammo and nails

A Terre Haute man arrested in connection with an improvised explosive device found outside the Terre Haute Police station early Saturday used paint thinner, ammunition and nails inside a plastic gas container to make the device, according to a court Read More …

Some 180 mines, unexploded ordnance defused in Karabakh last week

Some 82 anti-personnel and 18 anti-tank mines, as well as 79 unexploded ordnance, were found and neutralized on the liberated territories between April 19 and April 24, Azerbaijan’s Mine Action Agency has reported. Some 90.8 hectares of the Azerbaijani territories Read More …