Three letter bombs sent to German firms may be linked, say investigators

Prosecutors in Germany are investigating a possible link between three recent letter bomb attacks on German food retail companies. “We assume there is a connection,” state prosecutors in Heidelberg said on Friday after attacks on a supermarket chain, a drinks Read More …

Germany: 3 injured in mail bomb blast at Lidl HQ in Neckarsulm, north of Stuttgart

A total of three people were injured in an explosion in a office building belonging to German discount supermarket chain Lidl in Neckarsulm, a town in southwest Germany, on Wednesday. The explosion was caused by a bomb in either a Read More …

UK: Student caused mass panic with explosive parcels sent in Amazon fraud plot

A student caused mass disruption and panic around the UK when he sent improvised explosives through the post as part of an elaborate fraud plot. Ovidijus Margelis, 26, rigged packages with match heads, combustible paper, and timer devices in order Read More …

Targeted victim in Maryland bomb attack recovering, as police continue probe

Federal and municipal authorities say a home-made bomb that injured a 28-year-old Carroll County, Maryland man on Friday – just south of the Pennsylvania line – was dropped off at his home and addressed to him. The 28-year-old unnamed man Read More …

California: Oakland Man Convicted Of Targeting Law Enforcement Officers With Mail Bombs

A federal jury has convicted Ross Gordon Laverty of multiple felonies in connection with mailing two explosive devices to homes in Alameda and East Palo Alto, targeting law enforcement officers with the intent to injure or kill his targets. U.S. Read More …

Royal Mail bomb squad incident: Student in court as police reveal reason for explosion scare

Police have revealed why suspicious package fears in Filton prompted a controlled explosion. Specialist officers, police dogs and an army bomb disposal unit evacuated Gloucester Road’s Royal Mail sorting office in the early hours of Friday (September 11). Investigations led Read More …

Counter-terrorism police arrest man after explosive device posted to London address

Counter-terrorism police have arrested a man in his 20s after a package containing a small improvised explosive device was sent to a residential address in north London. The Metropolitan police said the suspect was detained in Cambridge on Saturday morning Read More …

Home-made bomb delivered to Hong Kong police chief’s office in envelope

Hong Kong’s police chief received an improvised explosive device at his headquarters on Monday, though no one was injured and evacuation was deemed unnecessary. At an afternoon press briefing, police said the attack represented an “open challenge” and warned against Read More …