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 …

Afghanistan: 3 Killed in Targeted Attacks in Kabul in Past 24 Hours

At least three people were killed in a fresh spate of targeted killings in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul over the past 24 hours. The first incident took the life of security guard of Ahmad Malikzada, the security guard in charge of Read More …

Bomb squad called to ‘smoking package addressed to Nicola Sturgeon’ at Edinburgh Royal Mail office

Police Scotland, the Fire Service and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit were called to the Sighthill delivery office on Cultins Road at around 10.30am on Saturday. The Scottish Sun are reporting that the package was ‘smouldering’ and had the First 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 …

Irish police join probe into parcel bombs at London transport hubs

Ireland’s police service said on Tuesday it was helping British colleagues investigate who mailed three small bombs to two of London’s airports and a major rail station on Tuesday. No one was injured by the devices, one of which caused Read More …