Nigeria: Boko Haram/ISWAP IED kills 6 insurgents in Borno

Atleast six Boko Haram and Islamic State of the West African Province(ISWAP) terrorists got killed by Improvised Explosive Device (IED) trap they laid for Nigerians soldiers in the North East of Borno State, Zagazola Learnt. An Intelligence Officer, told Zagazola Read More …

Somalia: Al-Shabaab terrorists attack Ethiopian troops in Gedo region

Casualties are feared as two roadside blasts targeted an Ethiopian military convoy in Somalia’s southwestern Gedo region on Thursday, a security official said. The attack took place between the towns of Luq and Shatalow, the official said, adding that investigation Read More …

Ukraine: Of Roadside Bombs And Drones, Putin’s Looming Insurgency Problem

The Russian military may soon experience a violent and tech laden insurgency the likes of which it has never endured — in Afghanistan, in Chechnya, or in Syria — and against which it may not prevail. The Ukrainian military did Read More …

Ukrainian troops are ‘using Taliban-style roadside bombs’ to destroy Russian tanks

The success of Ukrainian forces in deploying improvised explosive devices (IEDs) similar to those seen in the Middle East follows extensive military programmes run by British and American troops to bolster Kyiv’s military capabilities Ukrainian troops are claimed to be Read More …

Burkina Faso: 13 soldiers killed in attack by suspected Islamic extremists in Gourma province

At least 13 soldiers were killed and eight others wounded in Burkina Faso’s eastern Gourma province in an ambush by suspected Islamic extremists, the army announced on Monday. A number of the attackers were killed in the incident, according to Read More …

Pakistan: A water tanker driver killed in landmine blast in Naseerabad District

A water tanker driver was killed in a landmine explosion that took place in the Notal-Gandhwah road area of Nasirabad district on Saturday. Police said the landmine was planted at the under-construction Notal-Gand­hwah road and it exploded when the water Read More …

Somalia: Nine KDF soldiers killed, five injured in IED attack in Gedo

At least nine Kenya Defence Forces troops were killed when a vehicle they were traveling in was hit by an explosive in Gherille in Gedo in Somalia. Officials said five others were injured in the incident that happened Monday afternoon. Read More …

Kenya: Three workers injured in Mandera IED attack

Three employees of a road construction company were injured when a vehicle they were travelling in ran over an explosive in Banisa, Mandera. Police said the improvised explosive device had been planted on the road by suspected al Shabaab militants Read More …

Niger: Five soldiers killed in IED explosion in Torodi region

Five soldiers have been killed by a mine in Niger’s southwestern Torodi region, where jihadist attacks using improvised explosive device (IEDs) are increasingly frequent, the defence ministry said on Sunday. Three soldiers were wounded in the blast, which occurred on Read More …

Philippines: Roadside bomb goes off as Maguindanao

Police are still trying to determine the people behind a roadside bomb that exploded along the national highway here while a convoy of local candidates was passing by on Tuesday afternoon. Talking to reporters here Wednesday, Capt. Fayeed Cana, Maguindanao Read More …