India: Researchers at IIT Bombay design hand-held device that can detect explosives

Researchers at the National Center of Excellence in Technology for Internal Security (NCETIS) of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, have designed a hand-held explosive detection device that can detect explosives. Director, Subhasis Chaudhuri, on Tuesday, announced that some Read More …

MIT grad found dead in Chicago home surrounded by bomb making material

A 30-year-old MIT graduate has been found dead in an apartment in Chicago surrounded by equipment that could be used to make bombs, authorities have said. Theodore Hilk was found dead in an apartment in Streeterville, in downtown Chicago, Illinois, Read More …

Russia: Teenager plotting to kill classmates detained in Sochi

The Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained a student of a lyceum in Sochi, who plotted an attack on his classmates using an explosive device, the FSB Public Relations Center told TASS on Wednesday. “Following a search effort, the FSB Read More …

Louisiana: Kenner man accused of possessing explosive materials to make fireworks is arrested

Since October, Kenner residents have been reporting the sound of loud explosions near their neighborhoods. On Monday, local police said they think they’ve figured out what has been causing them. Devin Staehle, 18, has been booked on a charge of Read More …

UK: Huge crater in Huddersfield school field after bomb squad blow up ‘volatile chemicals’

A massive crater has been left on Newsome High School’s playing fields after the army carried out a controlled explosion there today (Thursday). YorkshireLive understands a ‘volatile chemical’, which needed disposing of, was found in a cupboard at the University Read More …

Hong Kong: Bomb suspect arrested

A man who allegedly planted a suspected bomb at the roadside of Wing Fok Center in Fan Ling has been arrested and police believe the crime is protest-related. He was still being detained for questioning as of 9pm last night. Read More …

Lebanon: ‘Second Beirut bomb’ removed from port by German firm

A German firm has removed numerous containers holding hazardous chemicals from the port of Lebanon’s capital Beirut, which are set to be shipped out of the country half a year after the catastrophic blast that destroyed the city. Germany’s Ambassador Read More …

UK: Man jailed after host of lethal explosives found stored in his Lincoln flat

A man has been jailed after storing potentially lethal explosives inside in his city centre flat. Calvin Gatford was arrested and charged after police were called to raid his first floor home in Clasket House on Clasketgate in February last Read More …

California: Napa Man Charged With Possession Of Five Pipe Bombs

SAN FRANCISCO – Ian Benjamin Rogers was charged yesterday in a federal criminal complaint with possessing five pipe bombs that were unregistered destructive devices, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Read More …

California: Bomb making materials found during search of Stockton home

Materials used to build explosives were found on Monday during the search of the Stockton home of a man who was arrested Sunday in connection with igniting an explosive device on Saturday. Authorities on Monday evacuated the 2400 block of Read More …