Unstable homemade bomb found in abandoned trailer, California deputies say

A disturbance led to the discovery Monday night of an abandoned trailer with unstable homemade explosives inside, California officials say. San Benito County sheriff’s deputies found someone had connected 20 fireworks inside the trailer on Sunnyslope Road to create a Read More …

UK: Bomb disposal carry out controlled explosion on ‘unexploded mortar shell’ found in Bolton skip

Bomb disposal teams destroyed an ‘unexploded mortar shell’ found in a Bolton skip during a controlled explosion today. It comes after the ‘World War Two-type shell’ was found by workers at Lostock Skip Hire on Star Lane in Horwich at Read More …

North Carolina: Live 100-pound aerial bomb from World War II washes up near Outer Banks lighthouse

The historic Cape Hatteras Light Station grounds were closed Thursday after a bomb appeared in the surf at Buxton on the Outer Banks, according to the National Park Service. A half-mile safety perimeter was established to keep tourists out, including Read More …

UK: Bomb squad called as Angus beach closed off following ‘explosive’ find

An Angus beach was sealed off for almost six hours after suspected explosives were discovered. As reported in The Evening Telegraph, UK Coastguard closed a section of the coastline at Carnoustie after two devices were found by a member of Read More …

Royal Mail bomb squad incident: Student in court as police reveal reason for explosion scare

Police have revealed why suspicious package fears in Filton prompted a controlled explosion. Specialist officers, police dogs and an army bomb disposal unit evacuated Gloucester Road’s Royal Mail sorting office in the early hours of Friday (September 11). Investigations led Read More …