Bomb squad called to Aberdeen street for second time in one week amid ‘ongoing incident’

Bomb disposal squads have been called to a street in Aberdeen for the second time in a week. Police and Explosive Ordnance Disposal units raced to King Street on Friday night to deal with an ‘ongoing incident’. It comes just Read More …

An Aberdeen man has appeared in court charged with making or possessing an explosive

Richard Smith, 26, appeared in private at Aberdeen Sheriff Court in connection with the matter. It comes after chemicals were seized at a property in Aberdeen. A cordon was put in place around a property on King Street and residents Read More …

‘Dangerous criminal’ who planned to blow up cash machine had explosives in his shed

A “dangerous” criminal who plotted to blow up a cash machine, had pipe bomb-making materials in his shed and was visiting a gun club after being banned for life from using firearms, is behind bars. Ryan Edwards, of Beechfield Close, Read More …

Maharashtra state: Police arrest 2, seize 69 crude bombs

The Kolhapur police have arrested two brothers and have seized 69 crude bombs from them in the Mudshingi village of Hatkanangle taluka. The police are questioning the suspects to check if they have any link with the explosion along the Pune-Bengaluru National Highway last week, Read More …

Customs officers from Asia-Pacific nations meet in PH to intensify watch against IEDs, harmful chemicals

A gathering of customs administrations from various countries in the Asia-Pacific region was recently held in the country in a bid to intensify monitoring on the entry of explosives and hazardous chemicals in the nations’ territories. The Bureau of Customs Read More …

Alleged jihadist in court accused of plot to blow up St Paul’s Cathedral

An alleged female jihadist has appeared in court accused of plotting to blow up St Paul’s Cathedral in a suicide attack. Safiyya Amira Shaikh, from Hayes, Middlesex, was arrested last week and charged in connection with the alleged Islamic State Read More …

Five suspected pipe bombs made safe in County Offaly, Ireland

A number of buildings were evacuated in Offaly on Wednesday night after five suspected pipe bombs were discovered. An Army EOD team attended the scene after being alerted to the situation by gardaí. Gardaí called the bomb disposal team to investigate Read More …