Northern Ireland: Man avoids prison over firework IED

A man who admitted hoarding the separated parts of a firework-based ‘improvised explosive device’ was freed yesterday after his 12 month jail sentence was suspended for two years. Robert Patrick Dodds (62) from Havana Gardens, north Belfast, admitted having the Read More …

Three Ivorian UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack

Three UN peacekeepers from Ivory Coast were killed in central Mali on Wednesday, the UN and Ivorian government said, in the latest violence to hit the war-torn Sahel state. Peacekeepers travelling the road linking the central town of Douentza to Read More …

Pakistan: Explosive device defused in Washuk District, Balochistan

Members of security forces defused an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by the roadside in Basima area of Washuk district, sources said on Tuesday. According to the official sources, after receiving information in this regard personnel of the Frontier Corps Read More …

California: Bomb making materials found during search of Stockton home

Materials used to build explosives were found on Monday during the search of the Stockton home of a man who was arrested Sunday in connection with igniting an explosive device on Saturday. Authorities on Monday evacuated the 2400 block of Read More …

Virginia: Richlands man pleads guilty to possessing and manufacturing explosive device

According to a press release, a Richlands man, who appeared at a health clinic in June 2020 with severe injuries to his hands and fingers, has pled guilty to charges of possessing and manufacturing an unregistered explosive device. The dept. Read More …

Nigeria: 5 soldiers, 6 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno clash

Five soldiers of the Nigerian Army and six Boko Haram terrorists were killed in a gunfight in the Alagarno area of Borno State on Monday, January 11, 2021. The terrorists were members of main Boko Haram faction, the Islamic State Read More …

India: Bomb-making items seized from Naxal hideout in Gondia, Maharashtra state

Gunpowder, nails, glass, wire and other explosive-making materials were seized on Sunday afternoon from a Naxal hideout in Bharnoli forest in Arjuni Morgaon tehsil of Gondia, police said. The operation was carried out by a joint team of local police, Read More …

Afghanistan: Public Protection Force Spokesman Killed in Kabul IED Blast

Three people were killed, including Zia Wadan, a spokesman for the Public Protection Force, in an explosion in Kabul city on Sunday morning, the Interior Ministry confirmed. The blast occurred around 8:30am local time in the Kart-e-Naw area of PD8 Read More …

Somalia: Explosion targets Kenyan army convoy in Lower Juba region

The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a convoy of Kenyan troops traveling on the Dhobley road. A statement from the Kenya Defense Forces confirmed the attack near the border between the two countries, which resulted in casualties. Read More …

Jammu and Kashmir: Government forces destroy IED planted in Poonch

Government forces on Sunday destroyed an Improvised Explosive Devise (IED) that was recovered on Gohlad-Mendhar road in this border sub-division. An unnamed official told a local news agency, Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the device was recovered during night patrol Read More …