Butterfly landmines mapped by drones and machine learning

IEDs and so-called butterfly landmines could be detected over wide areas using drones and advanced machine learning, according to research from Binghamton University, State University at New York. The team had previously developed a method that allowed for the accurate Read More …

Iraq: Islamic State Using Video Game Controller Bombs Against Yazidis

Bomb detection units in Iraq uncovered a plot by the Islamic State to detonate bombs against Yazidi people hidden in video game controllers, a film highlighted by the UK Telegraph on Monday found. Telegraph, citing a newly released documentary, reported that should one Read More …

Libya: UNSMIL condemns the use of Improvised Explosive Devices against the civilians in Tripoli

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is extremely concerned about reports that residents of the Ain Zara and Salahuddin areas of Tripoli have been killed or wounded by Improvised Explosive Devices placed in/near their homes. This grotesque transformation Read More …

Thief robs Pennsylvania gun shop, leaves behind homemade bomb

A thief fled a Pennsylvania gun shop after stealing firearms and leaving a homemade bomb. It happened Wednesday at the Pickerel Inn near Dingmans Ferry. Six guns were stolen in the robbery, Pennsylvania State Police said, according to WNEP-TV. The thief was wearing a black Read More …