Winter 2022/23 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print

We are pleased to inform you that Winter 2022/23 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print. Articles, in-depth analysis and insights from NATO/Spanish Army, C-IED Centre of Excellence, EOD Centre of Excellence, Read More …

Northern Ireland: Pipe bomb found during Co Antrim security alert

A pipe bomb has been found following a security alert in County Antrim. The device was located in the Antrim Road area of Newtownabbey on Wednesday. Army bomb disposal experts declared the pipe bomb as viable following a controlled explosion. Read Read More …

DR Congo: MONUSCO holds training for police officers in Beni on handling IEDs

The threat is real.” Police officials in Beni acknowledge that the city is still under threat from improvised explosive devices. In 2021, on the evening of the Christmas celebration, a device exploded in a pub in the city of Beni, Read More …

Philippines: Sulu roadside bombing foiled

Government security forces foiled a bombing attempt by suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits along the highway in Maimbung, Sulu on Wednesday. Soldiers belonging to the 41st Infantry Battalion were conducting clearing operations when they discovered four improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Read More …

India: Remote controlled IED found at Telipati, Imphal East

A remote controlled IED suspected to have been planted by miscreants was found at Telipati area under Porompat Police Station in Imphal East district at 7 am Tuesday. Upon receiving reports, teams of Imphal East District Police immediately arrived at Read More …

Nova Scotia: IED discovered during Annapolis County drug bust ‘a surprise’

What started as drug investigation in Annapolis County last month took a turn when investigators found an improvised explosive device among the drugs, cash and weapons in a car that they stopped with four suspects inside. On Nov. 13, RCMP Read More …

Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces defuse IED found in Sopore

Security forces detected an improvised explosive device (IED) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore on Tuesday. After the IED was detected, an anti-bomb squad was called to defuse the IED and the road was closed for traffic movement. An Improvised Explosive Read More …

Northern Ireland: Controlled explosion carried out on viable pipe bomb discovered in Co Down

Police have carried out a controlled explosion on a viable pipe bomb-type device found in Co Down. The security alert, in Brookfield Avenue, Banbridge, has now ended, a PNSI spokesman said. Officers and ammunition experts had been called to the scene. Read More …

Somalia: Security forces battle to end siege at hotel in Mogadishu

Somalia attackers are still firing from Villa Rose hotel near the presidential palace where they holed up since last night when the attack began at around 8:10 P.M. local time. The attack began with a suicide blast that struck at Read More …

Jammu and Kashmir: Two IEDs defused in Kulgam

Police and army have averted a major tragedy by defusing two Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday, officials said. A spokesman of Kulgam Police said on Twitter that the IEDs were planted in the Frisal Read More …