Philippines: Basilan explosion kills 2 militiamen, injures 3 others

Two members of the Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Units (Cafgu) died on the spot when they accidentally tripped on an improvised explosive device (IED) in Sitio Bato Piyat, Barangay Limbocandis, Sumisip town of Basilan province at around 12:30 p.m. on Read More …

Nigeria: Dozens of jihadists killed in mine explosion in Borno

Dozens of fighters from IS-affiliated jihadist group have been killed in a landmine explosion in the Lake Chad region in northeast Nigerian Borno, anti-jihadist militia leaders told AFP Monday. Two trucks loaded with militants from the Islamic State West Africa Read More …

Kenya: At least 1 killed, houses torched by al-Shabab militants in Lamu

At least one person was killed and several houses were burnt in a raid on two villages in Kenya’s coastal Lamu county, a government official confirmed on Sunday. Lamu County Commissioner Louis Rono said heavily armed assailants raided Marafa and Read More …

Pakistan: Two civilians killed, 3 soldiers among 10 injured in suicide attack in Bannu

Two civilians died and 10 others, including three Pakistan Army soldiers, were injured in a suicide attack on a convoy of security forces in Baka Khel area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Bannu district, the military’s media affairs wing said on Monday. Read More …

U.S. Navy Detains 5 After Failed Attempt to Capture Merchant Ship, IKE in Persian Gulf

Five people suspected of attempting to hijack a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden are in U.S. Navy custody, a defense official confirmed to USNI News on Sunday. The five had boarded and attempted to take control of the Read More …

Out of Control: The Trafficking of Improvised Explosive Device Components and Commercial Explosives in West Africa

The use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in West Africa expanded dramatically over the last decade. IED-building networks have established material and training links across conflict areas in West and Central Africa, and their designs have remained constant and inexpensive Read More …

US intercepts explosive-laden drones launched from Yemen

The Pentagon announced this morning that a US destroyer intercepted several explosive-laden drones launched from Yemen from areas controlled by the Houthis. The US Central Military Command, Centcom, said in a post on X: “On the morning (Yemen time) of Read More …

Jammu and Kashmir: Drone drops box containing 9 grenades, 1 pistol, IED in Akhnoor

The Jammu and Kashmir police in a joint operation with the Indian Army, on Thursday, recovered a box that was dropped by a drone in the area of Palanwallah village near the LoC (Line of Control), said the police. According Read More …

Pakistan: Two soldiers killed in Razmak IED explosion

Two soldiers of the Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded near a convoy of security forces in North Waziristan district, the military said in a statement. The statement said that a sanitisation operation is being Read More …