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 …

India: Delhi Police to get CSI-style forensic vans with voice & bullethole testing, explosive detection

The Delhi Police is set to get 15 high-tech state-of-the-art mobile forensic vans (MFVs) in order to expedite forensic examinations in heinous offences. The vans will be delivered late this year or early next year. Sources in the police said Read More …

Sweden: Traces of explosives found at site of Russian pipeline leaks

Sweden’s prosecutor’s office said Friday that an investigation into gas leaks from two underwater pipelines connecting Russia to Germany found traces of explosives, confirming it is a case of “serious sabotage.” Swedish and Danish investigators are probing a flurry of Read More …

Bali bombings: mistakes the Bali terrorists made that helped save hundreds of people

As a country boy who played with fireworks growing up, Shane Hamming would become the key Australian explosives expert deployed to ground zero following the Bali bombings. Hamming spent the bulk of his 26-year police service at the Australian Bomb Read More …

Explosion rocks another building in Sweden

An explosion shook the Swedish capital on Saturday, spreading fear among locals following another blast a little over a day earlier, local media reported. The blast took place at an apartment building just past midnight in Stockholm, just a day Read More …

Sweden: Two explosions overnight – one seriously injured

A man in his 20s has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after an explosion at an apartment building in Åstorp in Skåne. Police are also investigating a second explosion which happened half an hour later at an apartment Read More …

I was on all fours, examining the explosive materials I found in the suicide bombers’ kitchen – pepper, bleach and hair dye: Forensic expert tells explosive stories in gripping new book

It was as close to a vision of hell as I am ever likely to come across. I was in a dark tunnel of the London Underground, 100ft beneath Russell Square station. All the living and injured had been evacuated Read More …

Georgia Guidestones explosion: Blast has ‘destroyed a large portion’ of monument

Police in Georgia are investigating an explosion Wednesday targeting the Georgia Guidestones monument, which the state says is known as “America’s Stonehenge.” The early morning blast “destroyed a large portion of the structure” in northeastern Elbert County, according to the Read More …

ATF NCETR hosted Lawrence B. Jones to explain their mission in fire research and safe explosives disposal process

ATF National Center for Explosives Training and Research (NCETR) hosted Lawrence B. Jones to explain their mission in fire research and safe explosives disposal process. The NCETR provides training and scientific research to prevent and investigate bombings, and post-blast training. Read More …

India: Punjab Police intelligence HQ in Mohali came under attack from a suspected rocket-propelled grenade

The Punjab Police’s Mohali-based intelligence wing headquarters came under attack from a suspected rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) on Monday evening. The RPG was fired at the third floor of the highly guarded building. The Director general of police (DGP) VK Bhawra Read More …