Sweden: Traces of explosives found at site of Russian pipeline leaks

Sweden’s prosecutor’s office said Friday that an investigation into gas leaks from two underwater pipelines connecting Russia to Germany found traces of explosives, confirming it is a case of “serious sabotage.” Swedish and Danish investigators are probing a flurry of Read More …

UK: Bomb squad scare sparks second Glasgow street lockdown as specialist cops scour scene

A bomb squad scare has seen a second Scots street locked down this week as specialist officers were deployed to the scene. Mansion Court in Cambuslang was sealed off on Tuesday night after an alleged suspect package was found. The Read More …

Bali bombings: mistakes the Bali terrorists made that helped save hundreds of people

As a country boy who played with fireworks growing up, Shane Hamming would become the key Australian explosives expert deployed to ground zero following the Bali bombings. Hamming spent the bulk of his 26-year police service at the Australian Bomb Read More …

India: Canada-based gangster behind IED bomb planted under Police SI’s car

With the arrest of seven persons including a man who planted an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the car of Punjab Police Sub-Inspector in Amritsar, Director General of Police (DGP) Gaurav Yadav on Saturday said that it is yet another Read More …

I was on all fours, examining the explosive materials I found in the suicide bombers’ kitchen – pepper, bleach and hair dye: Forensic expert tells explosive stories in gripping new book

It was as close to a vision of hell as I am ever likely to come across. I was in a dark tunnel of the London Underground, 100ft beneath Russell Square station. All the living and injured had been evacuated Read More …

Mine Exploitation: What Happens When the Fleet Has to Clear Modern, Unknown Mines?

Across from the quarterdeck of the Naval School, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), the EOD Memorial bears the names of the 343 military EOD technicians killed in the line of duty since the beginning of the EOD career field. The earliest Read More …

Vermont: Springfield Man Faces Federal Pipe Bomb Charge

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that Anibal Castro, Jr., 33, of Springfield, Vermont, has been charged with unlawful possession of a “destructive device” (“Pipe Bomb”), in violation of the National Firearms Act. Read More …

Ukraine: ‘Exploiting Cadavers ’and ‘Faked IEDs’: Experts Debunk Staged Pre-War ‘Provocation’ in the Donbas

With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ongoing, it’s easy to forget the flurry of dubious provocations and staged events that appear to have been designed to implicate the Ukrainian armed forces and drum up military aggression in the days before the Read More …

India: IEDs in Delhi similar to those recovered in Punjab, probe finds

A bike suspected to have been used to plant a bomb at the capital’s Ghazipur flower market last month has been recovered from near the Old Seemapuri area, where another improvised explosive device (IED) was found in a house, the Read More …

The U.S. Department Of State established Chemical Forensics International Technical Working Group

The U.S. Department of State established the Chemical Forensics International Technical Working Group (CFITWG) to address gaps in chemical forensic science and capabilities through an international partnership of experts from science, policy, academic, law enforcement, and export-control organizations. The effort Read More …