UK: Exeter residents evacuated as Royal Logistics Corps prepare to detonate World War Two bomb

A suspected second world war bomb discovered in Exeter will be detonated, police have confirmed. Thousands of people were evacuated from their homes in the city while authorities investigated the device, according to police. A 400-metre (1,300-ft) cordon was in Read More …

India: Vehicle With Explosives Found Near Mukesh Ambani’s House In Mumbai

An abandoned vehicle with explosive material was found near business tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s house in Mumbai on Thursday, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said, in a bomb scare just metres away from where India’s richest man lives under high security. Read More …

Afghan National Police bomb disposal unit discovered and neutralized IEDs in Kandahar, Nimruz, Logar and several other provinces across Afghanistan

Afghan National Police bomb disposal unit discovered & neutralized 6 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Kandahar, Nimruz & Logar. Meanwhile, 2 Taliban terrorists expert of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) making were killed by their own bomb blast in PD#12, Kandahar Read More …

Cambodia sees significant drop in landmine, munition casualties in last 24 years: PM

Cambodia had seen a remarkable drop in the number of casualties from landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) in the last 24 years, Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said. In a message to mark the National Mine Awareness Read More …

Afghanistan: Afghan Armed Forces discovered and defused 20 IEDs in Helmand province including car bomb in Maidan Wardak

Afghan National Army discovered and defused 20 IEDs which were placed by Taliban on public roads in Nahr-Saraj district of Helmand province. Lives of tens of civilians were saved as a result. #ANA discovered and defused 20 IEDs which were Read More …

UK: Navy Bomb Squad called to East Devon to destroy WWII hand grenade found on Woodbury Common

The Royal Navy Bomb Squad was called to East Devon to destroy a World War Two hand grenade found by a member of public on Woodbury Common on Monday evening (February 22). The bomb disposal team, Southern Diving Unit 1 Read More …

UK: Controlled explosion carried out at Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve

A controlled explosion of ‘what appears to be a historic mortar shell’ has been carried out at Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve today (Monday). Police confirmed the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team were called to the nature reserve, situated between Portishead Read More …