Australia: A Homemade Explosive Has Damaged An Adelaide House

Just after midnight on Tuesday 19 January, an explosion was reported in Bauhinia Drive, Parafield Gardens. The front window of the house shattered but there were no reported injuries to the six occupants. Crime scene investigators attended and examined the Read More …

South Australia: Man charged after police allegedly found drugs and explosive device at Osborne property

A property in a normally quiet South Australian neighbourhood was stormed by heavily armed police today, where they allegedly uncovered prohibited drugs, stashes of money and an explosive device. A man and woman who live at the Modlavia Walk property Read More …

Adelaide man with rocket fuel, dozens of IEDs had an ‘unhealthy hobby’ making explosives, court hears

A man had five homemade rockets, 27 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and almost 1.5 kilograms of rocket fuel at his Adelaide home because of his “unhealthy hobby” of manufacturing bombs, a court has heard. Lawyers for Phillip John Copley told Read More …

Australia: Police charge man after firearms, explosives seized at Wellington

A man has been charged with multiple firearm-related offences following the execution of a Firearm Prohibition Order in the state’s Orana Region. About 8.50am on Tuesday 29 September 2020, detectives attached to Orana Mid Western Police District attended a home Read More …

Australia allocates AUS$ 800,000 for landmine clearance in Sri Lanka

The new commitment will go to MAG International, an organisation working to destroy landmines and help people rebuild their lives after conflict. According to MAG, Australia’s funds will transform an additional 190,000 square meters of contaminated ground into a sustainable, Read More …

Cambodia bolsters mine clearance ranks by 2,000

Cambodia will bolster its demining force by 2,000 men and women and deploy a broad strategy to clear the country of all land mines and unexploded ordnance by 2025 with the backing of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Australia, Read More …