Guam: FBI offers public safety workshop on explosives, chemicals

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering specialized training on the hazards posed by improvised explosives and potentially dangerous chemicals. The “Chemical Industry Outreach Workshop” is intended for both Guam and CNMI public safety officials, law enforcement partners and people Read More …

Former ADF member charged after chemicals used in bomb-making found at Picton, NSW home

A former member of the Australian Defence Force has been charged with firearm and explosive offences after heavily armed officers stormed his home south-west of Sydney. Police raided two properties in Picton and arrested Michael Brown, 54, as the bomb Read More …

India: Buried IED components unearthed from Anogre close to national highway

A hidden cache of explosive components buried underground in Gabil area, not far from the national highway which connects Anogre to Tura, has been unearthed on Wednesday night by West Garo Hills police in a special operation based on intelligence Read More …

Russia: FSB foils terror attack in crowded area of Moscow

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has foiled a terror attack in Moscow, apprehending a Russian national, who plotted to set off an explosive in a crowded area, the FSB press office told TASS on Thursday. “The Federal Security Service has Read More …

CISA And FBI Launch Operation Flashpoint To Raise Awareness About How To Prevent Bomb Making

CLINTON, Miss. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Department of Justice’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced a new pilot program today called “Operation Flashpoint” to build awareness in communities across Read More …

Philippines: Man arrested after 53 sacks of explosive chemicals, bomb-making materials seized

Police arrested a man and seized a large volume of explosive chemicals and materials for bomb-making during a raid Saturday morning in an island town of Olutanga, Zamboanga Sibugay, according to official. Col. Albert Larubis, Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Police Office Read More …

Michigan: Expect to hear explosions outside Ann Arbor, FBI says

Residents living in and around Scio Township can expect to hear several loud explosions Thursday afternoon and should not be alarmed. The FBI field office out of Detroit is hosting a training session on weapons of mass destruction and improvised Read More …

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 …