Mexico: Car Bomb in Apaseo el Alto, Guanajuato with Remote Detonation IED (‘Papa Bomba’) Payload

On Thursday 7 November 2019, a vehicle containing a visible IED was discovered in front of a residence in Apaseo el Alto, Guanajuato. The device was a ‘Papa Bomba’ (Potato Bomb) based on a FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) Read More …

Soleimani killing: Iraqi troops could refuse to protect British soldiers from Iran-backed militias

British troops in Iraq have become more vulnerable after the assassination of Qaseem Soleimani because Iraqi forces may refuse to protect them from attacks by Iranian-backed militias, i has been told. Dr Jack Watling, research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute Read More …

Militants use drone to drop bomb on Syrian government forces’ positions

Armed groups have used an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to drop a bomb on the positions of Syrian government forces in Idlib region, injuring two Syrian soldiers, Major General Yury Borenkov, chief of the Russian center for reconciliation of the conflicting Read More …

‘Poor man’s bomb’ reaps bloody toll in African jihadist hotspot

They are cheap, made from components that are easily obtained – and murderously effective. Security experts say that in the arsenal of jihadist groups whose insurgency is shaking the Sahel state of Burkina Faso, the improvised explosive device (IED) is Read More …

Illegal bomb factory and arms dump uncovered by Spain’s Guardia Civil

A bomb making factory and arsenal of weapons including an assault rifle and sub-machine gun have been found by Guardia Civil officers in what they call one of Spain’s biggest ever seizures of home-made explosive devices.  In total 17 bombs, materials Read More …