India: Two IEDs planted by Maoists destroyed by police in Chhattisgarh

Security forces have destroyed two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted by the Maoists in Bijapur district, Chhattisgarh on Thursday averting a threat to the lives of police forces. According to police, the IEDs were found planted on a road leading Read More …

India: 2 arrested with IED, 1.5kg RDX in Punjab’s Tarn Taran village

Police thwarted a possible terror attack and arrested two bike-borne men with an improvised explosive device (IED) packed with around 1.5kg of RDX following a tip-off at Naushehra Pannuan village in Tarn Taran district on Sunday. The IED, packed in Read More …

Afghanistan’s landmines threaten starvation as well as life and limb

As you drive along Afghanistan’s motorways, you have to deal with the culvert crater problem. In this mountainous country, prone to seasonal flash floods, most roads are undercut with drainage channels at 50-metre intervals. For much of the past two Read More …

Zutendaal bomb exercise aims to improve emergency response

ZUTENDAAL, Belgium – Members of U.S. Army Garrison Benelux’s emergency response team gathered with Belgian emergency responders to conduct an installation protection exercise at Zutendaal Army Depot March 30. The partnership aimed to gauge response time and coordination efforts between Read More …

Pakistan: Bomb disposal squad defused a bomb in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber district

A bomb disposal squad defused a bomb in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber district on Friday. Residents of the Ghundi area informed the authorities that a suspicious pressure cooker pot was lying in a dry canal. The squad personnel rushed to Read More …

Pakistan: Security Forces Defused Magnetically Attached IED Planted In Vehicle At Balochistan University

A major terror bid has been foiled by the timely action of the law enforcement agencies in Quetta as they defused an improvised explosive device (IED) planted in a vehicle parked at Balochistan University, ARY News reported on Thursday. The Read More …

Philippines: RCIED discovered, destroyed at Maguindanao power cooperative grounds

Ordnance experts on Thursday destroyed a home-made bomb found on the premises of the office of a power utility cooperative. The improvised explosive device left in the compound of the Maguindanao Electric Cooperative (Magelco) in Barangay Upper Capiton was fashioned Read More …