Neo-Nazi leader and Maryland woman allegedly plotted to ‘completely destroy’ Baltimore

Two people charged with conspiracy to damage energy facilities — a neo-Nazi leader and a woman with whom he had a personal relationship — allegedly planned to attack electrical substations encircling Baltimore and “completely destroy” the entire city, according to Read More …

Russia detains Ukrainian man for plot to sabotage Crimea power line, FSB says

Russian security services have detained a Ukrainian citizen on suspicion of planning to “sabotage” a power line in Crimea, Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Wednesday. The FSB said a man in his 40s had been found carrying diagrams Read More …

Philippines: NGCP investigates tower bombing that caused power interruptions in Mindanao

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines said it is investigating the bombing of an electricity tower on Monday that caused power interruptions in parts of Mindanao. Authorities confirmed that unnamed individuals used improvised explosive devices to cause the bombing. Read More …

Russia: Sabotage continues as part of Kursk region railway is blown up

Unidentified people in Russia’s Kursk region have reportedly blown up part of the railway, as reported on Tuesday, August 16. The damage to the railway track in Russia’s Kursk region, specifically near the 14th kilometre of the Lgov-Lokinskaya line was Read More …

Ukraine: Interior Ministry classifies explosion in Berdyansk on Sunday as terrorist attack

The explosion that rocked the city of Berdyansk in the Zaporozhye Region on Sunday morning was a terrorist attack, Alexey Selivanov, deputy head of the local Interior Ministry department, told TASS. “It’s a terrorist attack. There was a terrorist attack Read More …

Electric grid is ‘attractive target’ for domestic violent extremists in US, intel brief says

Domestic violent extremists will “likely continue” to plot and encourage physical attacks against electrical infrastructure in the United States, according to a recent Department of Homeland Security intelligence briefing obtained by CNN. Since at least 2020, domestic extremists have developed Read More …

Thailand: 6 bomb explosions in Yala on New Year’s Eve

Six bombs exploded in this southern border province on Dec 31 – two in Muang district and four in Bannang Sata – and the Barisan Revolosi Nasional (BRN) claimed responsibility for the blasts, Pol Maj Gen Tinnakorn Rangmat, the provincial Read More …

Afghanistan: ISIL claims responsibility for detonating power pylon in northern Kabul

Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant officially claimed responsibility for detonating a power pylon that cut the main power line to Kabul and left the Afghan capital in complete darkness since Thursday. In a statement released on the Telegram Read More …

Afghanistan: 23 Power Pylons Destroyed, Damaged in 1 Month

The country’s power distributor, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), on Tuesday said that 23 electricity pylons have been destroyed or damaged by explosions in just a month’s time, raising concerns over the stability of the imported power as many areas Read More …