Jammu and Kashmir: Hizb IED expert killed in Doda encounter, army jawan martyred

An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) expert of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen was killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda on Sunday. However, a soldier of 10 RR was martyred in the five-hour encounter in the Gundana area of the district. Following Read More …

Why do some terrorist organizations use suicide bombing while others do not?

Whether by carbomb or hijacked airplane, why terrorist groups carry out suicide attacks, or attacks that necessitate the death of their perpetrators, remains puzzling to counterterrorism experts. These attacks require bombmaking expertise and strenuous effort to plan. The necessary death of Read More …

Hong Kong: student arrested in connection with earlier discovery of two home-made bombs at school campus

Police say they seized a batch of circuit boards that were of a similar design to those installed in two remote-controlled devices found in December A 20-year-old postsecondary student has been arrested in connection with the manufacture of two powerful Read More …

Manchester Arena bombing: Bomb chemicals ‘ordered with we have come to slaughter email’

An email address containing the Arabic for “We have come to slaughter” was used to order 30 litres of hydrogen peroxide seven weeks before the Manchester Arena bombing, the Old Bailey has heard. Suicide bomber Salman Abedi, 22, detonated a homemade explosive at the Read More …

Al-Shabaab bomb expert killed by Somali commandos in Lower Shabelle

The Somali Commando force known as Danab have killed an Al-Shabaab bomb expert in a raid near the town of Wanlaweyn in Lower Shabelle, southern Somalia. The explosives expert, described by officials leading the operation as a senior Al-Shabaab commander Read More …

Taipei: Suspected bomb maker detained after gunbattle

A man suspected of planting a bomb near the offices of the Chinese Nationalist Party’s (KMT) Houbi District (後壁) chapter in Tainan was arrested yesterday morning in Kaohsiung following an overnight standoff with police. Police said that the suspect, surnamed Read More …

Berlin terrorism suspect worked at primary school

Police in Berlin on Tuesday arrested a 26-year-old Syrian man accused of planning an Islamist attack, with prosecutors saying he had begun to acquire chemical materials for a bomb. The accused man, Abdullah H., exchanged instructions on ways to manufacture Read More …