Northern Ireland: Derry pipe bomb ‘crude device’ and may have partially exploded, police say

Detectives are appealing for information after a pipe bomb “partially exploded” in a residential area of Derry on Monday. The PSNI said that the ‘crude device’ was located in the McGarvey Court area on September 28. A number of residents Read More …

Ireland: Army bomb squad removes viable device discovered in Galway city

The Army Bomb Disposal Team has removed a viable device discovered in the Knocknacarra area of Galway City. The team was called shortly after 10pm last night to investigate the improvised explosive device, following a request from gardaí. On arrival, Read More …

UK: Neo-Nazi farmer, 58, kept grenades, mines and explosives in his country home

A suspected neo-Nazi kept an arsenal of explosives at his country home and stored deadly cyanide poison next to the ginger beer and salad cream in his fridge, a court heard. Counter-terrorism police found large stocks of poisons along with Read More …

New York: Man charged after possible bomb-making materials found at scene of Queens house fire

A man is facing charges after potentially explosive materials were found at the scene of a fire at his Queens home Tuesday, police said. According to the NYPD, Marak Squires, 37, was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment. Police said 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 …

South Africa: West Rand man nabbed for selling explosives

The Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) has arrested a man on the West Rand selling explosives used in illegal mines and ATM bombings. Officers seized several devices in his possession on Monday. JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said: “The officers managed Read More …

Residents in Dublin area evacuated after improvised explosive device discovered

Residents in an area of Dublin were forced to evacuate their homes after an improvised explosive device was discovered. Locals near the entrance of Rafter’s Avenue in Crumlin, Dublin 12 evacuated and traffic diversions were implemented. Gardai are now appealing Read More …