Mexican Drug Cartels Employ Landmines and IEDs in Escalating Turf Wars

In a dangerous escalation of violence, Mexican drug cartels have resorted to using landmines and IEDs along trafficking routes in Tamaulipas, Mexico. The discovery of these deadly devices near Rio Bravo, San Fernando, and Valle Hermoso highlights the ruthless innovation Read More …

Pakistan: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl leader survives bomb attack in Bajaur

A Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) candidate for the general elections survived a bomb attack on Wednesday when his vehicle was targeted with a remote-controlled device in Bajaur. The incident occurred in Mamund tehsil of the Malakand division in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, where Read More …

Kenya: Two GSU officers killed, 4 injured in IED attack in Garissa

At least two General Service Unit officers were killed and four others seriously injured on Monday morning when a remote-controlled bomb hit their vehicle in Dadaab, Garissa County. Police said the attack took place at Ege Dam along Dadaab-Garissa road Read More …

Israel launches strike on Hamas tunnel to stop ‘imminent terror attack’

Israeli forces conducted an airstrike on the Al-Ansar mosque in Jenin, a city in the northern West Bank, which they said was being used by Hamas and Islamic Jihad militants “who were organizing an imminent terror attack.” In a joint Read More …

Pakistan: Policeman killed in attack on mobile vehicle in Buner

A policeman was martyred and another injured when their mobile was attacked with a remote-controlled bomb on the Elum Mountain in Buner district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Police and security forces were carrying out a search operation against terrorist on the Read More …

Nigeria: Police bust explosives, gun-making factory in Cross River State

Cross River State Police Command, yesterday, made a major breakthrough when it uncovered and busted an Improvised Explosive Device, IED/gun manufacturing factory at Osomba community in Akampka Local Government Area of the state. The operation, which lasted over four hours Read More …

Thailand: Ranger killed, four injured in explosion at house in Narathiwat

A para military ranger was killed and four others were injured when an improvised explosive device, hidden in a house, was remotely detonated as they entered. The incident took place in Ban Taloh in Si Sakhon district of Narathiwat province Read More …

Philippines: Maguindanao del Sur Barangay chairman dead, councilor wounded in IED attack

A barangay chairman was killed while another was wounded in a powerful explosion in Shariff Saidona Mustapha, Maguindanao del Sur on Wednesday morning. The fatality, Datu Manot Silongan, chairman of Barangay Penditen in nearby Datu Salibo town in Maguindanao del Read More …

Pakistan: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police BDU defuses 361 explosives in six months

The bomb disposal unit (BDU) of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police defused 361 explosives in the first half of this year. Out of the explosives defused, one was suicide jacket, one remote-control bomb, six time devices, 234 were hand grenades and Read More …

JCREW Counter IED Program Achieves Full Operational Capability

WASHINGTON – The Program Executive Office for Unmanned and Small Combatants (PEO USC) announced that the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (JCREW) Increment One Block One (I1B1) program has achieved full operational capability (FOC) ahead of Read More …