North Carolina: Charlotte police see uptick in homemade explosives

There is an uptick in homemade explosives, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. Officials say they believe boredom and isolation is contributing to some people making more explosives. They are reminding everyone that making explosives is illegal at the state Read More …

Philippines: Troops seize bombs in South Cotabato province

Troops have seized improvised bombs, bomb-making materials and other personal belongings following a clash with a group of Daulah Islamiyah terrorists in South Cotabato, the military said Tuesday, July 27. Lieutenant General Corleto Vinluan Jr., commander of the Western Mindanao Read More …

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 …

Milwaukee: 5 men charged after blast from apparent pipe bomb injured two police officers on July 4

Five Milwaukee men have been charged with felony offenses related to improvised explosive devices after two police officers were injured by a powerful blast during July 4 celebrations on Water Street. Three of the men told police they were driving Read More …