Two Malaysians in Guantanamo plead guilty to conspiring in Bali Bombings

Malaysians Mohammed Nazir Bin Lep and Mohammed Farik Bin Amin have pleaded guilty to conspiring in the 2002 Bali bombings that killed more than 200 people. The two men appeared in front of a military court at the US naval Read More …

U.S. Navy EOD, MTA Malaysia Conduct Joint Training Exercise

LUMUT, Malaysia– A U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team integrated with Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia to conduct joint training on counter-improvised explosive device (IED) and unexploded ordnance response from Nov. 1 through Nov. 10, 2023. The joint training Read More …

Malaysia: Couple arrested after explosives found in Penang apartment

Police detained a 32-year-old man and a 38-year-old foreign woman after finding a packed of homemade IED bomb in their unit at the Taman Pandan flats, here on Sunday (Oct 8). Seberang Perai Utara (SPU) OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Asri Read More …

How ‘war on terror’ was fought and won in Southeast Asia – for now

In the early 2000s, the potential for terror attacks in Southeast Asia appeared dramatically different from today. Indonesia was rocked by the Christmas Eve church bombings on December 24, 2000, that killed 18 people. Just six days later, Metro Manila Read More …

Malaysia: Grenade found at waste diposal site in Bukit Mertajam

The Bomb Disposal Unit (UPB) from the Penang police headquarters (IPK) safely disposed of a hand grenade found by workers at a waste disposal site in Ampang Jajar, here, this afternoon. Seberang Perai Tengah police chief, Assistant Commsissioner Tan Cheng Read More …

Malaysia: Police believe object found under a car in Kuala Lumpu is a bomb

Two bottles filled with wires that were discovered behind the rear tyre of lawyer Siti Kasim’s car are believed to be improvised explosive devices (IED), says Asst Comm Amihizam Abdul Shukor. The Brickfields OCPD said police received the distress call Read More …

Malaysian police discover three homemade pipe bombs at Jalan Klang Lama

After an explosion at a shop in Jalan Klang Lama, the police discovered three homemade bombs made from modified plastic (PVC) pipes. Brickfields district police chief Amihizam Shukor said police received a report on the explosion at about 6am via Read More …

Malaysia: Explosive device that killed man in Pandan was a ‘homemade bomb’

Police believe the explosive device that killed a a 28-year-old cook outside a restaurant in Pandan Indah was a homemade bomb. Police arrived at the conclusion after having discovered certain items and materials at the scene which had originated from Read More …