Nigeria: Imo police arrest suspected IPOB bomb maker, recover weapons

The police in Imo State, on Friday, disclosed the arrest of a 50-year-old suspected to be a bomb maker for the Indigenous People of Biafra. A statement issued by the police spokesperson, Micheal Abattam, in Owerri, the state capital, disclosed Read More …

Queensland: Man suffers shrapnel injuries as ‘homemade bomb’ explodes in yard

A man has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries after an improvised bomb exploded in the front yard of a Queensland home. The explosion happened about 5.30pm on Thursday at Jacaranda Avenue in Kingston, south of Brisbane, when the Read More …

UK: Grandad makes deadly bomb in his house for bank job because he was ‘short of cash’

A man made a bomb and told his daughter he wanted to use it to steal from a bank. Martin Johnson appeared at Cardiff Crown Court on Friday and admitted making an improvised explosive device (IED). The 55-year-old, of Greenmeadow Read More …

Philippines: Military captures NPA bombmaker, 2 others in Davao del Norte province

The arrest of the most notorious New People’s Army (NPA) bomb-making expert and two others in Southern Mindanao reflects the success of the Armed Forces’ focus operations, combined with the programs of the National Task Force Ending Local Communist Armed Read More …

UK: MI5 had intelligence Manchester Arena bomber posed threat, inquiry told

MI5 had enough intelligence to regard Salman Abedi as a threat to national security and open an investigation before he bombed the Manchester Arena, killing 22 people and injuring hundreds of others, an inquiry has heard. The Security Service was Read More …

India: One killed, 5 injured in explosion while making crude bombs in Bengal village

A man died and five others sustained injuries when some crude bombs which they were allegedly making went off on Monday night at Rameswarpur-Dakshinpara village in the Beldanga area of Bengal’s Murshidabad district, police said. Local villagers told the police Read More …

Northern Ireland: County Armagh man jailed for making blast bomb

An “eccentric” Co Armagh weapons collector who admitted making a “blast-incendiary improvised” bomb has been handed a 15 month sentence. Although ordered to serve half his sentence in jail and the rest on licence, Sean Fintan Burns will soon be Read More …

Jammu and Kashmir: IED expert among three JeM militants killed in Pulwama shootout

An IED expert was among three Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants killed in an encounter with security forces in the Chandgam area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday, police said. Police have identified the slain as Mir Owais resident of Ashmander Read More …

UK: Liverpool bomber made device with murderous intent, coroner says

The Liverpool bomber died from an explosion and fire caused by a device he manufactured with “murderous intent”, a coroner has ruled. Emad Al Swealmeen was killed when his bomb went off while he was inside a taxi at Liverpool Read More …