North Carolina: Device found uptown ‘intentionally designed’ to look like explosive

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they are investigating after a device that was “intentionally designed” to look like an explosive was found in uptown Charlotte Sunday. Investigators said they rendered it safe. CMPD said it received a call about a suspicious package Read More …

UK: Man obsessed with coronavirus jailed for sending hoax bomb to vaccine factory in Wrexham

A man with an “obsessive” COVID-19 interest has been jailed after sparking a bomb scare at a vaccine factory. Anthony Collins, from Kent, halted manufacturing of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine at a factory in Wrexham, Wales, after sending a suspicious package Read More …

Ireland: Fake bomb is the latest disruption to children’s hospital site

A campaign of disruption to work at the National Children’s Hospital construction site in Dublin has intensified with a fake bomb placed there on Monday morning. It is understood this led to an evacuation of workers after gardaí were called Read More …

Idaho: Police say suspicious device not a ‘credible threat’

The Pocatello Police Department, in conjunction with several other agencies including the Idaho Falls Police Bomb Squad, have determined that a suspected improvised explosive device was not actually an explosive. Authorities say the school district received threats Monday, which led Read More …

Northern Ireland: Enniskillen security alert: CIRA claims responsibility

The Continuity IRA (CIRA) has claimed responsibility for an alleged attack on Enniskillen Police Station on Monday, and the planting of a suspicious device close to the station. In a message phoned in to The Impartial Reporter today (Friday) at Read More …

New Zealand: Three years in prison for fake bomb maker

An airport security officer who planted a fake bomb was “cruel” in executing his plan two days after the Christchurch mosque attacks, a judge said. Preetam Prakash Maid (32) appeared in the Dunedin District Court for sentence yesterday and was Read More …

Fermanagh: Police anger at bomb hoax during virus efforts

A senior police officer has condemned dissident republicans for causing a security alert in County Fermanagh. A controlled explosion was carried out on a suspicious object, which was spotted by a member of the public at Clogh near Rosslea. It Read More …