Afghan Security Forces Neutralised IEDs on Nimruz, Khost, Maidan Wardak and Logar province

The engineering teams of ANP following point-to-point search operations, managed to discover and defuse 13 IEDs in Jabul Saraj district of Parwan & Zaranj City of Nimruz. The engineering teams of ANP following point-to-point search operations, managed to discover & Read More …

AMISOM forces equipped to clear explosives in Jowhar

Twelve soldiers attached to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) bomb squad in Jowhar, HirShabelle State, have completed specialized training on countering Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). IEDs are locally manufactured explosives which have become the main weapon of choice Read More …

Philippines: Army destroys 48 recovered NPA IEDs in North Cotabato

The Army’s 39th Infantry Battalion (39IB) here destroyed 48 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) recovered from its various operations against the communist New Peoples’ Army (NPA) in recent months. The disposal of the IEDs took place at a secluded area of Read More …

Afghanistan: One Security Force Member Killed, Four Wounded in Kabul Blast

One security force member was killed and four more were wounded in an IED explosion that targeted an army vehicle in Qarabagh district in Kabul on Monday morning, police said in a statement. The incident happened at around 7:00 am Read More …

EXU-1 Leads EOD Cross-Functional Team Effort

Indian Head, Md. – When sending care packages overseas to deployed troops, the contents usually contain items such as toiletries, snacks, video games and other types of sundries. For the personnel attached to Expeditionary Exploitation Unit 1 (EXU-1), however, the Read More …

Arria-Formula Meeting on the Threat of Improvised Explosive Devices against Peace Operations

omorrow (26 March), an Arria-formula meeting will be held on: “Protecting the Peacekeeper: Suppressing the Deployment of Improvised Explosive Devices against Peace Operations”. The meeting is being co-hosted by Kenya, China, Estonia, France, Ireland, Mexico, Niger, Norway, Saint Vincent and Read More …

Afghansitan: ANA destroyed 36 IEDs placed by Taliban on public roads in Helmand province

36 IEDs which were placed by Taliban on public roads in Gireshk district of Helmand province, were discovered and defused by ANA. Lives of tens of civilians were saved as a result. 36 IEDs which were placed by Taliban on Read More …

Afghanistan: GCPSU arrested two mine planters in Kabul province; ANP EOD unit detected 14 IEDs in Helmand, Paktika and Maidan Wardak provinces

GCPSU arrested two mine planters in Surobi district of Kabul province. Meanwhile, ANP bomb disposal unit detected 14 IEDs after several hours of efforts and point to point search operations in Helmand, Paktika & Maidan Wardak provinces. GCPSU arrested two 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 …

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 …