Fireworks explosion that injured 17 caused by ‘human error’ from bomb squad, police say

The explosion of a Los Angeles Police Department bomb-disposal truck that injured 17 people last month was caused by “human error” after officials underestimated the weight of the fireworks that detonated, authorities said Monday. The June 30 blast came when Read More …

NSWC IHD Employees Awarded FBI Director’s Award for Excellence in Innovation

Indian Head, Maryland – Three employees from Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division’s (NSWC IHD) Explosive Ordnance Disposal Department received the FBI Director’s Award for Excellence in Innovation at the FBI Critical Incident Response Group’s (CIRG) ceremony last month. Read More …

Libya: Al-Tourjman confirms coastal road between Misurata and Sirte is clear of mines

The Minister of State for Displaced People’s Affairs and Human Rights, Ahmed Abu Khuzam, received the Director-General of the Libyan Center for Mine Action and Remnants of War, Colonel Mohammed Al-Torjuman. The meeting discussed the center’s work mechanism and the Read More …

Canada: Man charged after bomb squad removes dangerous items from Regina Superstore

Regina police have arrested and charged a 23-year-old man in connection with explosives left at an east Regina Superstore Friday. Around 10:50 a.m., police received a call from a person in the 2000 block of Prince of Wales reporting a Read More …

104th Explosive Ordnance Disposal team trains for joint response

BARNES AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mass. — Explosive ordnance disposal technicians from the 104th Civil Engineering Squadron attended Raven’s Challenge Interoperability Exercise June 6-11, 2021, at Fort Devens Army Base, Devens, Massachusetts. Raven’s Challenge is an annual, interagency, counter improvised Read More …

India: Three cops injured after seized explosives explode in Khammam

The explosive disposal plan of police created tension after the material exploded suddenly at Mangalampadu under Khammam Rural on Thursday. As per available details, following court instructions, personnel from Khammam Rural police station decided to dispose of the explosives that Read More …