Five suspected pipe bombs made safe in County Offaly, Ireland

A number of buildings were evacuated in Offaly on Wednesday night after five suspected pipe bombs were discovered. An Army EOD team attended the scene after being alerted to the situation by gardaí. Gardaí called the bomb disposal team to investigate Read More …

IEDs: tackling terrorists’ weapon of war

Some of the most memorable images of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, show her wearing a protective suit while touring a minefield in Angola in 1997 to raise awareness of the devastating effects of land mines. After meeting 13-year-old Read More …

Bomb squad called to Kirkdale industrial estate after ‘World War II shell’ found

The bomb squad was called out to a Kirkdale industrial estate today following the discovery of a suspected artillery shell. Officers were called at about 8am after the item was found on grounds in Junction Road at the small industrial estate. There were unconfirmed Read More …

Three killed, including opposition politician, in blast in Pakistan’s Balochistan province

A blast in Pakistan’s southwestern province of Balochistan killed three, including an opposition political leader, on Saturday afternoon, police and officials said. Maulana Mohamad Hanif, Deputy Secretary General of the opposition party Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), was among those killed in Read More …