India: ISIS using travelling trainers to teach IED-making in states

Terror organisation Islamic State (ISIS) has switched to a new tactic of recruiting “roaming trainers” to make improvised explosive device (IED). The trainers shift base continuously and impart explosive-making training to sleeper cells in different states. Questioning of arrested ISIS Read More …

Manitoba: Explosive device found by Winnipeg police during homicide investigation safely detonated

A potentially dangerous explosive device found by officers during a homicide investigation Friday has been safely detonated, Winnipeg police say. Officers were investigating the homicide of Damion Wayne Skrumeda, 46, at a Mulvey Avenue apartment when they found a suspicious Read More …

Michigan: Bomb squad diffuses homemade explosive on truck in Wayne

A slew of police departments and bomb squad agencies converged on a Wayne County neighborhood Sunday afternoon after a suspicious package alert was determined a credible threat. Residents were evacuated for hours as crews disassembled the device. The homemade explosive Read More …

Texas: Authorities Discover Backpacks Filled With Ammo, Homemade Explosive At Southern Border

U.S. Border Patrol authorities on Wednesday discovered backpacks with ammunition and a homemade explosive along the Rio Grande Valley sector, where authorities have previously admitted Mexican cartels maintain control of the region. According to Chavez, the McAllen Police Department helped Read More …

UK: Bomb disposal experts called to Houghton-le-Spring as man injured by ‘homemade device’

A man was taken to hospital after he was injured by what police say was a “homemade device”. Bomb disposal experts were called in to assist with an operation in Houghton-le-Spring on Wednesday 7 September, after a man suffered a Read More …

Uganda arrests 5 more, recovers explosives in Kampala bomb plot – police

Ugandan police have arrested another five people and discovered five more explosives around the capital Kampala in a bombing plot linked to an Islamist rebel group, the force said. Based in the jungles of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the Read More …

U.S. Embassy in Uganda: Security Alert

U.S. Embassy, Kampala: “We are following press reports and police statements of an improvised explosive device discovered at a Kampala-area church in the Rubaga division September 3 which police located and defused along with unconfirmed reports of potential additional devices. Read More …

UK: Two men jailed for possessing a homemade ‘Warrington Grenade’

Two men will now serve time behind bars for placing an explosive device on a doorstep in Bury. Shaun Offlands, (29), of Esmond Street, Liverpool was sentenced to 5 years for possessing an explosive device and Lee O’Shea, (31) of Read More …

Myanmar: 5 injured in hospital bomb blast in Mandalay

Five people were injured on Thursday in a hospital bomb blast in Myanmar’s second largest city of Mandalay, the information team of Myanmar’s State Administration Council said. The information team reported that at around 1:30 p.m. local time on Thursday Read More …

Swedish cities hit by four residential explosions in an hour

Bomb squad experts have been called in after Swedish cities were rocked by four explosions in an hour, police have said, with the country struggling to rein in a rise of gang-related violence. Just after 1am local time (midnight BST), Read More …