Northern Ireland: Man avoids prison over firework IED

A man who admitted hoarding the separated parts of a firework-based ‘improvised explosive device’ was freed yesterday after his 12 month jail sentence was suspended for two years. Robert Patrick Dodds (62) from Havana Gardens, north Belfast, admitted having the 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 …

Virginia: Richlands man pleads guilty to possessing and manufacturing explosive device

According to a press release, a Richlands man, who appeared at a health clinic in June 2020 with severe injuries to his hands and fingers, has pled guilty to charges of possessing and manufacturing an unregistered explosive device. The dept. Read More …

India: Bomb-making items seized from Naxal hideout in Gondia, Maharashtra state

Gunpowder, nails, glass, wire and other explosive-making materials were seized on Sunday afternoon from a Naxal hideout in Bharnoli forest in Arjuni Morgaon tehsil of Gondia, police said. The operation was carried out by a joint team of local police, Read More …

International Operation Disrupts Supply of Firearms to Terrorists: INTERPOL & UNODC Target Firearms Trafficking in West Africa and the Sahel

Lyon (France) & Vienna (Austria), 21 December 2020 — A seven-day operation saw law enforcement officers intercept illicit firearms, ammunition and explosives, and disrupt the trafficking networks used to supply terrorists across West Africa and the Sahel. Under Operation KAFO Read More …

Suicide bomber injures six people in attack on a Russian FSB headquarters in Karachay-Cherkessia

A suicide bomber ‘screaming Allahu Akbar’ blew himself up and injured six people today in an attack in southern Russia near FSB headquarters, reports said on Friday. The country’s National Anti-Terrorism Committee said an unidentified person tried to break into Read More …

Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. target al-Shabaab explosives makers

In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted two (2) airstrikes targeting al-Shabaab explosives experts in the vicinity of Jilib, Somalia, Dec. 10. “We will continue to apply pressure to the al-Shabaab network. They continue to Read More …

Afghanistan: National Army Seizes IED Factory in Khogyani District

The Afghan National Army (ANA) seized an Improvised Explosive Devices IEDs) factory, said the Ministry of Defense in a statement Thursday, after exploring Khograyni district in a search operation. “#ANA discovered and seized an Taliban’s IEDs factory in Khoghyani district Read More …

Philippines: 2 Saudi nationals with alleged links to ISIS nabbed in Cotabato City

Two Saudi nationals with suspected links to international terrorist group ISIS were arrested in Cotabato City on Wednesday, according to the police. An improvised explosive device was seized from the suspects, along with several components used in making IEDs. A Read More …

India: Meghalaya Police seizes 1,500 kg explosives, 6,000 detonators in East Jaintia Hills

In a major haul, the Meghalaya Police on Friday seized approximately 1,500 kg of explosives, 6,000 detonators in East Jaintia Hills district, bordering with Bangladesh. The police also arrested six persons in connection with it. According to the reports, a Read More …