India: Police recover 3 IEDs in Haryana

In a big breakthrough, Karnal district police arrested four terror suspects near Bastara toll plaza on Thursday. The suspects were arrested with weapons, ammunition and IEDs. Following the arrests, the Punjab Police on Thursday released a statement mentioning the weaponry Read More …

Upstream IED Prevention: Countering the illicit proliferation and diversion of materials used in the production of improvised explosive devices

  A wide spectrum of materials can be used to manufacture improvised explosive devices (IEDs). These include both military and civilian commercial products. The variety in design and means of deployment of IEDs vastly complicates efforts to regulate and control Read More …

Iraqi Security Forces seized and destroyed IEDs, UXO and bomb-making materials in Kirkuk Governorate

The Joint Operations Command alongside the Counter-Terrorism Service and Special Forces with support of the Air Force and Army Aviation seized and destroyed numerous IEDs, shells, mortars, 52 kg of ammonia nitrate and various bomb-making materials in Kirkuk Governorate and Read More …

India: Police on alert after 5 timer bombs found in Barabanki

Even as the sleuths of Anti-Terrorists Squad (ATS) are busy scanning the terror angle in the lone wolf attack on Gorakhnath temple last Sunday, the recovery of five bomb-like shells with digital timers near Safedabad railway station in Barabanki sent Read More …

UK: Man who stockpiled bomb ingredients for ‘the apocalypse’ caught after explosion at Kingston home

A man who stockpiled bomb-making materials to prepare for an apocalypse was caught after an explosion in his home. Michael Pym-Nixson, 54, was “obsessed with the breakdown of society” and taught himself how to create weapons to defend himself, a Read More …

Crimea: Supporter of Ukrainian neo-Nazis possessing explosives apprehended in Alushta

FSB employees detained a supporter of Ukrainian neo-Nazis involved in the illicit possession of explosive devices and substances, the press service of the FSB Directorate for the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol told journalists on Monday. “It Read More …

Nigeria: Troops discover ‘IED-making workshops’ in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Army says troops of operation Desert Sanity have discovered workshops for making improvised explosive devices (IED) in Sambisa forest. The army disclosed this on Saturday in a post on its social media pages. “In continuation with the ongoing Read More …

Northern Ireland: Police release images of Derry pipe bombs and IED parts

The PSNI have released images of pipe bombs and IED parts recovered during an operation in Derry. Detectives from the Terrorism Investigation Unit provided an update following the security alert in the city’s Fahan Street area yesterday and today. Detective Read More …

Syria: Counter-terrorism unit raids IED factory, arrests ISIS leader in Manbij

Anti-terrorist units arrested an ISIS leader in the northern Syrian city of Manbij on Friday, local security officials said. According to a statement released by the Manbij Military Council (MMC), the MMC’s anti-terrorism unit arrested the ISIS leader Jihad Jamal Read More …