UK: Police carry out two controlled explosions after reports of suspicious vehicle in Westminster

Police have carried out two controlled explosions in Westminster following reports of a suspicious vehicle. Earlier, officers set up a cordon and closed roads near Parliament Square. The Queen Elizabeth II Centre and Westminster School were evacuated and Westminster underground Read More …

Germany: Berlin authorities looking into device disabled at residence housing Russian media

Berlin criminal investigators and prosecutors were on Saturday studying a device found and destroyed at a residential building housing Russian news agency staff in the city’s Steglitz district, Berlin authorities said. The device was found on Friday and investigators were Read More …

Ukrainian law enforcement officers continue painstaking work eliminating explosive hazards

“Destroy and do not stop”, – Metropolitan EOD technician Igor Wojciechowski on the seizure of enemy ammunition. Law enforcement officers continue painstaking work eliminating explosive objects using controlled explosions to neutralize them. After all, no undetonated projectile should harm civilians. Read More …

UK: Bomb squad carried out controlled explosion on a ‘suspicious device’ in Rochdale

A huge blast echoed across Rochdale town centre this morning as the bomb squad carried out a controlled explosion on a ‘suspicious device’. A heavy emergency services response was sparked after the item was discovered at around 3am. A large Read More …

UK: Bomb disposal teams destroy 60 home-made WW2 grenades in Quinton, Northamptonshire

Bomb disposal experts have carried out a controlled explosion in a village where dozens of World War Two grenades were discovered in a garden by builders. ITV News Anglia was on the scene as the explosion rocked the quiet village Read More …

Oregon: Police Detonate Homemade Bomb Left Outside Middle School

Police successfully detonated a homemade bomb found outside a middle school in Sherwood, Oregon, on Wednesday night, according to Sherwood School District. At approximately 6:11 p.m., a “suspicious item” was found by a civilian on the athletic field outside Sherwood Read More …

Pakistan: Bomb disposal squad defused a bomb in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber district

A bomb disposal squad defused a bomb in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber district on Friday. Residents of the Ghundi area informed the authorities that a suspicious pressure cooker pot was lying in a dry canal. The squad personnel rushed to Read More …

UK: Unearthed ‘WW2 bomb’ detonated in controlled explosion in West London

Police conducted a controlled explosion of a ‘WW2 bomb’ in Ealing this afternoon (January 26). Police were called at 3pm to Hanger Lane to reports of a “suspected unexploded ordnance”. Road closures were put in place while a controlled explosion Read More …