Afghanistan: National Army Seizes IED Factory in Khogyani District

The Afghan National Army (ANA) seized an Improvised Explosive Devices IEDs) factory, said the Ministry of Defense in a statement Thursday, after exploring Khograyni district in a search operation. “#ANA discovered and seized an Taliban’s IEDs factory in Khoghyani district Read More …

UK: Far-right extremist jailed for terror and explosives offences

A far-right extremist has been jailed for possessing explosives and terrorist documents. Filip Golon Bednarczyk, 26, denied planning an attack or attempting to make a bomb and claimed he was acting on “curiosity borne out of boredom”. Giving evidence at Read More …

Argentina escalates border security after tip about explosives

Argentina said on Saturday it would tighten security at its border with Paraguay after its embassy in the United Kingdom received an anonymous tip alerting authorities to the possibility of bomb-making materials entering across its northern border. The tip warned Read More …

Manchester Arena Inquiry: Six wanted for questioning over bombing

Six people are wanted for questioning by detectives investigating the Manchester Arena bombing, a legal document has revealed. The parents of the brothers responsible for the atrocity are both suspects, as are two associates. One of the associates, who was Read More …

Manchester Arena bombing: Guilty plea to fraud charges over precursor chemicals bought on Amazon

A man has pleaded guilty to fraud in relation to chemicals bought by the brother of the Manchester Arena bomber. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard that Yahya Werfalli’s bank details were used to buy hydrogen peroxide on Amazon. The chemicals were Read More …

UK: Counter-terror police raid ex-councillor’s Stoke-on-Trent home after he ‘buys chemicals for rocket drone’

Counter-terrorism police raided a former councillor’s house – after he bought potentially explosive chemicals for his own experimental rocket drone. Officers carried out a nine-hour search of Richard Broughan’s home in Milton, following his purchase of ‘explosives precursors’ over the internet. Read More …

California: IEDs, homemade explosives lab found at Gilroy home where blast occurred

Authorities said they found multiple homemade IEDs and an explosives lab inside a residence in Gilroy that is at the center of an investigation. On Monday at around 2:20 p.m., Gilroy police responded to a home on the 1700 block Read More …

Somali Intelligence Agency Seize 79 Tons of Bomb-Making Sulphuric Acid

Somalia’s National Intelligence and security agency (NISA) said its troops have seized 79 tonnes of sulphuric acid smuggled into the country for use by al-Shabab militants to make explosives. “We have seized 79 tonnes of sulphuric acid and arrested a Read More …

UK: Former female PCSO, 34, who now works as staff member at Lincolnshire Police is charged with making explosives and importing weapons

A former female police community support officer (PCSO) has been charged with making explosives and importing weapons after a raid on her house. Zoe Watts, 34, was arrested on Sunday after chemicals of a potentially explosive nature were found at Read More …

Afghan police seize four tonnes of bomb-making chemical

Afghan police seized four tonnes of sodium nitrate, used in the making of car bombs and improvised explosive devices, officials said, in one of the largest such seizures in the country’s 19-year insurgency. The chemical was seized from a truck Read More …