India: Woman killed after stepping on IED planted Naxalites in Chhattisgarh

A 25-year-old woman was killed after an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by Naxalites went off in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Saturday, the police said. Shanti Punem was collecting tendu leaves near Mallur village within the limits of the Gangaloor Read More …

India: Two security personnel injured in IED blast in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

Two security personnel were injured when a pressure improvised explosive device (IED) planted by Naxalites exploded in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Monday, police said. The blast occurred at around 10.15 am in Kistaram police station area, where a joint Read More …

Mexico sends anti-mine squads to cartel turf

Special squads of Mexican army troops equipped with metal detectors and bomb suits have deployed to the western state of Michoacan, where warring drug cartels have planted land mines or improvised explosive devices. The squads apparently have found dozens of Read More …

Thailand: Three injured including two bomb squad officers injured in Songkhla’s bomb blast

While investigating the scene in Songkhla’s Chana district where a fisherman lost his leg when he stepped on a bomb buried underground, two explosive ordnance disposal personnel at the investigation site sustained serious injuries when another bomb exploded. They were Read More …

Somalia: IED Kills 3 IDP Children In Guriel

Three internally displaced children have died after an improvised explosive device (IED) hit them while playing outside the camp in Guriel town. According to witnesses two others and their mother were reportedly injured after they mistakenly hit the landmine that Read More …

India: 3 officials killed in PPIED blast in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum

Three jawans of the Jharkhand Jaguar of State Police were reportedly killed and two others were critically injured after a pressure [plate] Improvised explosive device (PPIED) blast took place in the forest area of Hoyahatu village in West Singhbhum, Jharkhand, Read More …

India: Villager injured in IED blast in Bijapur district

A 26-year-old man was injured when a pressure improvised explosive device (IED) planted by Naxals exploded in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Bijapur district on Tuesday, police said. The blast occurred near Edasmeta hill under Gangaloor police station area when Ramesh Hemla and Read More …