New analysis puts more accurate figure on size of last year’s Beirut blast

New light has been shed on the size of the explosion in Beirut, Lebanon in August 2020 that killed more than 200 people and injured thousands more. Estimate of the explosive yield of the blast, which resulted from the detonation Read More …

Philippines: Bomb-making materials seized in Cavite province

Two suspects were apprehended by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) for the illegal trading of bomb-making materials on Thursday. The suspects were identified as Charlito Tenorio and Jay-ar Suson who were arrested in separate operations under Oplan Paglalansag Read More …

Nigerian Army: Insurgents use fertiliser to produce IEDs

The Nigerian Army (NA) says troops of 28 taskforce brigade, Madagali, Adamawa, seized bags of fertilisers because the product is banned in the state. The Army made the clarification following accusation by farmers that troops were reselling the seized fertilisers Read More …

Guam: FBI offers public safety workshop on explosives, chemicals

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering specialized training on the hazards posed by improvised explosives and potentially dangerous chemicals. The “Chemical Industry Outreach Workshop” is intended for both Guam and CNMI public safety officials, law enforcement partners and people Read More …

Former ADF member charged after chemicals used in bomb-making found at Picton, NSW home

A former member of the Australian Defence Force has been charged with firearm and explosive offences after heavily armed officers stormed his home south-west of Sydney. Police raided two properties in Picton and arrested Michael Brown, 54, as the bomb Read More …

Kenya: Cops kill al Shabaab, intercept guns and IED materials in Garissa

A suspected al Shabaab terrorist was on Monday killed as police intercepted a donkey carrying two AK 47 rifles, bomb making materials at the main border in Liboi, Garissa County. Officers in the operation said the suspect who had the Read More …

Philippines: Man arrested after 53 sacks of explosive chemicals, bomb-making materials seized

Police arrested a man and seized a large volume of explosive chemicals and materials for bomb-making during a raid Saturday morning in an island town of Olutanga, Zamboanga Sibugay, according to official. Col. Albert Larubis, Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Police Office Read More …

Michigan: Expect to hear explosions outside Ann Arbor, FBI says

Residents living in and around Scio Township can expect to hear several loud explosions Thursday afternoon and should not be alarmed. The FBI field office out of Detroit is hosting a training session on weapons of mass destruction and improvised Read More …

California: Napa Man Charged With Possession Of Five Pipe Bombs

SAN FRANCISCO – Ian Benjamin Rogers was charged yesterday in a federal criminal complaint with possessing five pipe bombs that were unregistered destructive devices, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Read More …

California: Bomb making materials found during search of Stockton home

Materials used to build explosives were found on Monday during the search of the Stockton home of a man who was arrested Sunday in connection with igniting an explosive device on Saturday. Authorities on Monday evacuated the 2400 block of Read More …