UN reports tense situation in eastern DR Congo after rebel attacks, deadly blast

Attacks by the M23 Movement rebels and an explosion wounding 18 civilians leave a tense situation in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a UN spokesman said on Thursday. One clash was in the southeast of Kitchanga, in Read More …

UK: Serving member of British Army charged with terror and explosives offences

A serving member of the British Army has been charged with terror and explosives offences, the Metropolitan Police said. Daniel Abed Khalife, of Beaconside, Stafford, was charged over two incidents in Staffordshire in August 2021 and January this year. He is Read More …

Nigeria: Police deploy bomb sweepers, detectors

The police yesterday kicked-off the deployment of bomb sweepers, radiation detectors, frequency jammers and other modern security technologies in troubled regions to prevent criminals from using explosives and other devices to scuttle the general election. The distribution, being coordinated by Read More …

Jammu and Kashmir: Terror module busted in Rajouri, 3 suspects held for planting IED

In a major success, Police slimed to have busted a major terror module operating in border district Rajouri by arresting three Over Ground workers (OGWS) who planted Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in three different areas of Rajouri, reliable sources informed. Read More …

Winter 2022/23 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print

We are pleased to inform you that Winter 2022/23 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print. Articles, in-depth analysis and insights from NATO/Spanish Army, C-IED Centre of Excellence, EOD Centre of Excellence, Read More …

Nebraska: Two men in custody after police uncover suspected explosives in northwest Lincoln

One man was arrested and another questioned after an early morning traffic stop in northwest Lincoln led police to five homemade explosive devices, according to authorities. Police evacuated a home including several apartment units and Lincoln Fire and Rescue bomb Read More …

DR Congo: Bomb injures at least 12 people near a market in Beni

A bomb exploded at a market in eastern Congo on Wednesday, injuring at least a dozen people, authorities said. An unknown person detonated a bomb inside a bag in North Kivu’s Beni town, said Tharcisse Katembo, a local official. “Damage was Read More …

Northern Ireland: Pipe bomb found during Co Antrim security alert

A pipe bomb has been found following a security alert in County Antrim. The device was located in the Antrim Road area of Newtownabbey on Wednesday. Army bomb disposal experts declared the pipe bomb as viable following a controlled explosion. Read Read More …

Somalia: Explosion, gunfire near mayor’s office in Mogadishu

A huge blast tore through buildings near the mayor’s office in central Mogadishu on Sunday, with gunfire erupting afterwards in an attack claimed by Al-Shabaab, police and witnesses told AFP. “Terrorists blasted a vehicle loaded with explosives onto a perimeter Read More …