Kenya Defence Forces Successfully Removed And Detonated Under Vehicle Improvised Explosive Device In Somalia

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) recently removed and successfully, safely detonated a Remote Controlled Under Vehicle Improvised Explosive Device (RC UVIED) in Dhobley town, Somalia. The Improvised Explosive Device was Read More …

Pakistan: Two Suspects Involved In Lahore’s Anarkali Bomb Blast Arrested by CTD

The Punjab’s Counterterrorism Department (CTD) Tuesday claimed to have arrested two terrorists involved in the New Anarkali bomb blast. Three people had died and 33 others were injured in the blast in Lahore’s Anarkali in January. The arrested terrorists were Read More …

Afghanistan’s landmines threaten starvation as well as life and limb

As you drive along Afghanistan’s motorways, you have to deal with the culvert crater problem. In this mountainous country, prone to seasonal flash floods, most roads are undercut with drainage channels at 50-metre intervals. For much of the past two 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 …

Philippines: RCIED discovered, destroyed at Maguindanao power cooperative grounds

Ordnance experts on Thursday destroyed a home-made bomb found on the premises of the office of a power utility cooperative. The improvised explosive device left in the compound of the Maguindanao Electric Cooperative (Magelco) in Barangay Upper Capiton was fashioned Read More …

Israel: RCIED discovered and rendered safe by Israeli Police in Muqeible

A wireless explosive device was found removed near a kindergarten in the village of Muqeible, during a search operation for weapons used by Northern District police officers and the canine unit. The children were evacuated from the scene, the item Read More …

Pakistan: At least 4 dead, several injured in Quetta blast

At least four people were killed and several others injured after an explosion on Jinnah Road near Saleem Medical Complex in Quetta. The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) spokesperson said in a statement that at around 9:40pm an improvised explosive device (IED), Read More …

Somalia: Blast in Jubaland kills senior spy officer

At least four soldiers, including a district security chief, were killed and three others wounded in a bomb blast in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu late on Saturday night. A vehicle carrying security personnel was targeted with a remote-controlled improvised explosive device Read More …