Iraq: Construction workers found found IEDs inside walls of al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

The iconic 12th Century mosque in the Iraqi city of Mosul is being rebuilt after ISIS nearly destroyed it five years ago. It’s now well under reconstruction — a symbol of the city’s comeback. Omar Taqa, the assistant site coordinator Read More …

Iraqi security forces seized a booby-trapped motorcycle in Wadi Houran region

A qualitative preemptive operation carried out according to accurate intelligence information of the Intelligence Division of the Fifth Division, one of the joints of the Military Intelligence Directorate in the Ministry of Defense, in which it indicated the presence of Read More …

India: Booby Traps Turn Into Threats For Forces In Maoist-Affected Regions

At a time when the number of Maoists is reducing, guerrilla militants are increasingly preferring to use ‘booby traps’ to ensure maximum damage to the security forces without losing even a single comrade. Booby trap, a mechanism often used during Read More …

IS steps up Sinai fight with bombs in civilian homes

Residents of Egypt’s restive North Sinai region ran for their lives when an Islamic State group affiliate occupied their villages. Now, they are returning to find their homes booby-trapped. “I lost my sister-in-law and her nine-month-old baby when an explosive Read More …

AFRICOM: Russia, Wagner Group complicating Libyan ceasefire efforts

U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) has clear evidence that Russian employed, state-sponsored Wagner Group laid landmines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in and around Tripoli, further violating the United Nations arms embargo and endangering the lives of innocent Libyans. Verified photographic Read More …

Ohio: ATF, EPD bomb squad find explosives and booby traps in Evansville home

The bomb squad and federal agents found booby traps, materials to make explosives and an explosive device in an Evansville home, police said. Special agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives were contacted by detectives with the Evansville Police Read More …

Iraq: Islamic State Using Video Game Controller Bombs Against Yazidis

Bomb detection units in Iraq uncovered a plot by the Islamic State to detonate bombs against Yazidi people hidden in video game controllers, a film highlighted by the UK Telegraph on Monday found. Telegraph, citing a newly released documentary, reported that should one Read More …