Pakistan: Security forces ‘carried out over 7,000 anti-terror ops’ in less than 3 months

Pakistan’s security forces have carried out as many as 7,745 anti-terror operations from April 1 to June 10 in their bid to curb the scourge of terrorism faced by the country, sources told Geo News on Wednesday. These operations were Read More …

Nigeria: Troops kill six terrorists, one soldier injured in IED explosion in Abia

The Nigerian Army says troops have killed six terrorists in Igboro Forest, Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State. Troops of Operation UDO KA are said to have successfully raided the camp of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Read More …

Philippines: Two soldiers hurt, IEDs and bomb-making materials recovered in Kalinga

Government troopers and New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas clashed in Balbalan, Kalinga on Friday, leaving two soldiers wounded. Maj. Rigor Pamittan, 5th Infantry Division public affairs chief, said soldiers belonging to the 103rd and 98th Infantry Battalions under the 503rd Read More …

Yemen: US military MQ-9 Reaper drone goes down in Marib province

Another U.S. military MQ-9 Reaper drone went down in Yemen, images online purported to show Wednesday, as Yemen’s Houthi rebels continued attacks on shipping around the Red Sea over the Israel-Hamas war. It wasn’t immediately clear what brought down the Read More …

Spring/Summer 2024 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print

We are pleased to inform you that Spring/Summer 2024 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print. Articles, in-depth analysis and insights from European Defence Agency, C-IED Centre of Excellence, Assessed Mitigation Options Read More …

Philippines: BIFF bomb-maker killed, IEDs seized in anti-terror operation

Soldiers killed a member of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and confiscated 26 improvised explosive devices in an air and ground anti-terror offensive in Barangay Butilen, Salibo town in Maguindanao del Sur on Saturday. Soldiers dispatched to clear the area Read More …

Uganda captures bomb expert of Islamic State-allied rebel group

Uganda’s military has captured a commander of an Islamic State-allied rebel group who is an expert in making improvised explosive devices, or bombs, that the group has used to carry out deadly attacks in the past, the army said on Read More …

Nigeria: Troops kill ISWAP top bomb producer

The troops of Operation Desert Sanity III and Operation Hadin Kai have successfully eliminated the Islamic State West African Province, ISWAP, top Commander in charge of Vehicle Bomb Improvised Explosive Device, VBEID, Mallam Muhammadu. This followed the continuation of the Read More …

Mozambique’s president says northern town of Macomia under Islamist attack

Mozambique’s army is fighting Islamist insurgents who launched a major attack on the northern town of Macomia on Friday morning, President Filipe Nyusi said in a televised address. The town is in Cabo Delgado, a gas-rich northern province where Islamic Read More …

Israel: Terrorist arrested for attaching IED to Palestinian flag in attack

The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and Shin Bet (ISA) forces have made a breakthrough in the case of a bomb attack last month involving an improvised explosive device (IED) attached to a Palestinian Authority (PA) flag in the Binyamin region. Read More …