Somalia: Security forces battle to end siege at hotel in Mogadishu

Somalia attackers are still firing from Villa Rose hotel near the presidential palace where they holed up since last night when the attack began at around 8:10 P.M. local time. The attack began with a suicide blast that struck at Read More …

Northern Ireland: Controlled explosion on ‘viable’ pipe bomb in east Belfast

A controlled explosion has been carried out during a security alert in east Belfast after a “viable pipe bomb type device” was found, police have said. A number of homes were evacuated when the device was discovered in the Dundela Read More …

UK: Further bomb squad call-out to housing development in Shrewsbury

Police have again closed a building site in Shrewsbury after more suspected unexploded ordnance was found. It is believed to be the fifth time bomb disposal experts have been called to the development where new homes are being built. A Read More …

Norway’s practice of blowing up WWII sea mines is deadly for marine mammals

In the Second World War, narrow sea areas such as fjords and straits suffered the most from mine warfare. Many Norwegian fjords were mined in the war and these old mines still cause danger for shipping and other human activities Read More …

New Zealand: Loud bang heard as police, Defence Force investigate ‘item of concern’

Witnesses have described hearing a loud bang as police and the New Zealand Defence Force dealt with a suspicious item in Palmerston North. Police officers closed a section of Pioneer Highway, between Shamrock and Lyndhurst streets, in Palmerston North on Read More …

Australian Navy team detonates suspected World War II bomb discovered in Darwin Harbour

A team of navy divers has detonated a suspected World War II “dummy bomb” that’s believed to have been sitting on Darwin Harbour’s seabed for up to 80 years. Footage released by the Australian Defence Force shows the controlled explosion, Read More …

Germany: 50 kg World War II bomb defused in Berlin

A World War II bomb found in Berlin-Moabit, aduring construction work was defused on Monday. After the controlled detonation of the World War II bomb, the authorities have lifted the barrier circle around the site. The police announced on Monday Read More …

Kenya: Police detonate bomb in Mandera amid fears of more attacks

Security agencies operating near the Kenya- Somalia border at the weekend escaped an attack after stumbling on an explosive device set on the roadside. The improvised explosive device was ready to explode when they spotted it in Kulun, Mandera County. Read More …

Massachusetts: Package explodes on Boston campus; 1 injured, FBI involved

A package exploded on the campus of Northeastern University in Boston late Tuesday, and the college said a staff member suffered minor injuries. Authorities said another suspicious package was found near a prominent art museum and the FBI was assisting Read More …

Jammu and Kashmir: IED Defused In Srinagar

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said that it recovered an improvised explosive device (IED) weighing 30-35 Kgs during a search operation in Khonmoh area of Srinagar district. “On a specific input regarding presence of militants in Khonmoh area Read More …