Pakistan: Soldier killed, 2 injured in bomb explosion in Quetta

A soldier was killed and two people were injured in a bomb explosion in Quetta city of Pakistan’s southwest Balochistan province on Thursday, officials said. Some unknown militants parked an explosive-laden motorbike at the roadside and exploded it when a Read More …

Philippines: IED blast heightens tension in Ecija town with 2 mayoral seat claimants

An improvised explosive device (IED) exploded at the back of the public market here late on Tuesday (Feb. 9), police said. This was the second IED explosion in the town amid an ongoing mayoral row. Maj. Baltazar Corpuz, town police Read More …

India: NIA likely to takeover the investigations of the IED blast case near Israeli Embassy

With initial probe indicating to Iranian link in the blast near Israeli Embassy on Friday evening, the anti- terror probe agency NIA is likely take over this case from Delhi Police, a source in the security set up said here Read More …

Suicide bombing suspected in Nashville explosion as investigators search home south of the city

Investigators looking into the Christmas morning explosion in Nashville now believe the blast was likely the result of a suicide bombing, according to two law enforcement sources with direct knowledge of the investigation. Officials have previously said they have recovered Read More …

EXU-1 Receives Navy Unit Commendation from Secretary of the Navy

Indian Head, Md. – Expeditionary Exploitation Unit 1 (EXU-1) personnel are widely regarded as the Navy’s premier mobile explosive ordnance disposal expeditionary and technical exploitation unit. With the reception of the Navy Unit Commendation (NUC) from the Secretary of the Navy, Read More …

New training concept could be the future of foreign ordnance exploitation

CAMP SCHWAB, OKINAWA, Japan – A Marine shouts, “Fire in the hole!” The proclamation leads to a moment of stillness; silence fills what will soon be a blast site. A loud “whump” precedes an earth-shaking shockwave. Dirt lifts from the Read More …

EXU-1 Officer Receives Prestigious Leadership Award

INDIAN HEAD, MD – Lt. Thomas Cowhey, a Platoon Leader with Expeditionary Exploitation Unit One (EXU-1) located at Naval Support Facility Indian Head, Maryland, received the Rear Admiral Draper L. Kauffman Leadership Award on Sept. 29. Kauffman organized the first Read More …

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 …

Kolkata: Forensic team collects samples from site of blast; one held

The owner of a house, where crude bombs exploded killing two persons and injuring one, in West Bengal”s North 24 Parganas district, was arrested on Monday, a senior police officer said. A team of forensic experts have collected samples from Read More …