Northern Ireland: Derry pipe bomb ‘crude device’ and may have partially exploded, police say

Detectives are appealing for information after a pipe bomb “partially exploded” in a residential area of Derry on Monday. The PSNI said that the ‘crude device’ was located in the McGarvey Court area on September 28. A number of residents Read More …

Philippines: Troops discover IED factory in Maguindanao

Philippine troops uncovered last Friday an improvised explosive device (IED) factory while on a combat clearing mission in Maguindanao. In a news release on Sunday, the military said the troops form the 1st Mechanized Infantry Battalion uncovered the factory in Read More …

India: Security forces defuse 4 landmines in Jharkhand

Security forces on Friday defused four landmines allegedly planted by Naxalites on a road in Jharkhand”s Palamu district, police said. The Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), weighing 12- 15 kg each, were laid on a road near Mansuria village in Manatu Read More …

Solomon Islands: Explosion kills British and Australian bomb disposal experts

Two bomb disposal workers – one from the UK and one from Australia – have died after an explosion in the Solomon Islands. Stephen “Luke” Atkinson and his Australian colleague Trent Lee worked for Norwegian People’s Aid, which helps remove Read More …

Ireland: Army bomb squad removes viable device discovered in Galway city

The Army Bomb Disposal Team has removed a viable device discovered in the Knocknacarra area of Galway City. The team was called shortly after 10pm last night to investigate the improvised explosive device, following a request from gardaí. On arrival, Read More …

Philippines: Unexploded ordnance unearthed in Sultan Kudarat

The Army’s 6th Infantry Division (6ID) lauded a civilian for quickly alerting authorities about his discovery of unexploded ordnance in Bagumbayan, Sultan Kudarat on Thursday. Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy, 6ID commander and chief of Joint Task Force Central (JTFC), said Read More …