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  • 10 landmines defused in Helmand

    April 15, 2020

    Afghan security forces has discovered and neutralized 10 mines planted on the roadside by Taliban group in southern Helmand province. Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) succeeded to discover and deactivate 10 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) planted on the roadside in different part of Lashkargah district in Helmand, said Ministry of Defense (MoD) Deputy Spokesman ...

  • Germany arrests IS suspects plotting attacks on US bases

    April 15, 2020

    German police have arrested four suspected members of the “Islamic State” militant group, for allegedly planning attacks on US military bases. The suspects were also said to be plotting to assassinate an individual. German prosecutors on Wednesday said four men had been arrested for plotting to carry out attacks in the name of the terror group ...

  • Government’s response to virus spurred would-be bomber in Missouri, FBI says

    April 15, 2020

    A Missouri man who investigators say was planning to bomb a Kansas City-area hospital was distressed by the government’s response to the coronavirus crisis and motivated by racial, religious and anti-government animus, according to newly unsealed court documents. Timothy Wilson, 36, of Raymore, died March 24 in a firefight with FBI agents serving a probable cause ...

  • Philippines: Troops recover explosives in Maguindanao

    April 15, 2020

    Combined forces of the military and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have recovered two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and bomb components in a clearing operation in the province of Maguindanao, officials said Wednesday, April 15. Major General Diosdado Carreon, Joint Task Force Central commander, said the two IEDs and several bomb-making components were recovered around 4 ...

  • 202 killed, injured since US-Taliban peace deal

    April 14, 2020

    202 people both civilians and security forces have been killed and injured after the US and Taliban signed a peace agreement on February 29 that encourages the militants to reduce violence, the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) said. The commission said Tuesday in a report that government’s civil employees, religious scholars and tribal elders were ...

  • 29 Taliban militants killed, wounded in separate incidents in Badghis province

    April 14, 2020

    At least 29 Taliban militants were killed or wounded in separate incidents in the North-western Badghis province of Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said. According to a statement released by MoD, the security forces conducted an operation against the Taliban militants who had blocked the Qads-Qala-e Naw highway. The statement further added that the security forces ...

  • Somalia: bomb blast injured four civilians

    April 14, 2020

    A bomb blast in the Karan district on Tuesday injured four civilians, who were urgently taken to a hospital nearby, security sources reported. Mogadishu Police reported the attack appeared to be targeting an Army vehicle transporting Somali military personnel moving shortly before to the site. According to the security source, the four civilians were injured as debris ...

  • Myanmar: Bomb explodes in Muse, damages building, car

    April 13, 2020

    A homemade bomb exploded on April 12 in Muse town in Northern Shan State, damaging a building and a parked car but no injuries were reported, police said. The explosion occurred near the Customs office, a police officer told The Myanmar Times. “It is confirmed, office building was damaged and a car parked near the office ...

  • Back to Back explosions rock Kabul city

    April 12, 2020

    Back to back explosions rocked Kabul city earlier today with the security officials saying the explosions wounded at least three people including a civilian and security personnel. A source in Kabul Police Headquarters said the first explosion happened at around 6:30 am local time in in the 11th district of Kabul city which wounded a civilian. The ...

  • Footage of wartime bomb exploding released by Kent police

    April 12, 2020

    Kent police have shared footage of a bomb exploding. The device was found in Sevenoaks and is believed to be a wartime bomb. PCSO Joe and PC James from team two in the area caught the moment bomb disposal experts from the army dealt with it. The footage shows a controlled explosion being carried out in a grassy area by ...

  • Syrian Army clears several areas of mines and IEDs

    April 12, 2020

    Syrian armed forces engineers have removed land mines from 1.7 hectares (4.2 acres) of territory and dismantled 43 explosive devices over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defence Ministry’s Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides said on Saturday. “Engineering units of the armed forces of the Syrian Arab Republic performed mine clearance tasks in Arbil, Duma, ...

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists Flee Kulgam Home, Leave Machine Gun & IED Material Behind

    April 11, 2020

    Police said the militants managed to escape after the first exchange of fire, sniffer dogs were being used to track them down. With terrorists activities spiking in the valley, Jammu and Kashmir police have now recovered one PIKA LMG and material used for making Improvised Explosive Device (IED) from a house in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. A ...

  • Polish Army receives first RPP EOD Robot

    April 10, 2020

      Delivery of the first Portable Patrol Robot (Robot Patrolowo Przenośny – RPP) 1806 engineer unmanned ground vehicle, was announced on 2nd March 2020 by the robot’s manufacturer, Lukasiewicz – PIAP Institute as well as its future user, the Polish Ministry of Defense (MoD). The first batch of 18 RPP robots will be delivered to the 2nd ...

  • Myanmar: Landmine conflict leaves villagers and local leaders with no answers

    April 10, 2020

    Ye Township in the far south of Mon State and Ye PhyuTownship in the Tanintharyi region is home to the Karen, Mon, Dawei, and Burmese ethnic nationalities. The majority of Mon peoples earn a living through plantations growing rubber, betel nut, durian, and other types of fruits. Ethnic armed organizations such as New Mon State Party ...

  • Red Devils host counter-IED training event

    April 10, 2020

    Wolf Pack first responders participated in an interagency training event hosted by the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight at Kunsan Air Base, April 8. The training event focused on emergency procedures and response actions in regards to a simulated improvised explosive device placed at the base post office. “For the training, we placed a ...

  • Roadside bomb kills 2 Pakistani soldiers near Afghan border

    April 10, 2020

    A roadside bomb exploded near a Pakistani paramilitary vehicle in restive southwestern Baluchistan province Friday, killing two soldiers who were clearing the area for fencing the border with Afghanistan, two intelligence officials said. Two other persons were also wounded in the blast near the Chaman border, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity as ...

  • NATO strengthens support for United Nations peacekeepers

    April 9, 2020

    At their meeting on April 2, NATO Foreign Ministers agreed to enhance practical cooperation with the United Nations (UN) through a package of capacity building support to UN peacekeeping. NATO and UN staff conducted a joint visit to the UN Regional Service Centre in Entebbe, Uganda in February 2020. NATO will provide specialist support in the development ...

  • Three killed in central Mali roadside bomb blast

    April 9, 2020

    A regional government official was travelling in a military convoy in the volatile centre of the country when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb, killing him. Three people, including a government official, were killed Thursday in a roadside bomb attack in central Mali, the government said, as fresh violence hits the war-torn West African ...

  • Texas: Man arrested after officials find pipe bomb in his Universal City motel room

    April 8, 2020

    A man has been arrested after officials found a pipe bomb and other explosive materials in his Universal City motel room. Bexar County Fire Marshal Deputies, along with Universal City Police, executed an arrest warrant at the Super 8 Motel in the 200 block of Palisades Drive on Wednesday for Faleide Joshua Conan. Conan had been on ...


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