Fourth industrial revolution driving the sophistication of IEDs

The fourth industrial revolution (IR) has bought about cyber-physical systems that are changing the landscape of war between state and non-state actors. Smart robotics, autonomous vehicles, materials that are lighter and tougher mean that for the first time non-state adversaries Read More …

Kabul Police foil explosion by defusing explosives-laden bicycle

The Kabul Police foiled an explosion by discovering defusing an explosives-laden bicycle in Kabul city. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement that the police force discovered the explosives-laden bicycle in the 10th district of Kabul city. The Read More …

Dissident republicans ‘lure police to deadly explosive booby-trap near a bus stop in Northern Ireland

Dissident republicans are believed to have lured police to a bomb disguised as a fired mortar near a bus stop in Northern Ireland on Friday. The explosive, found on a footpath in Craigavon, Co Armagh, was set up to detonate if moved or touched, the Police Service Read More …

AFP, PNP: Filipino suicide bomber behind Sulu attack

This is the first officially confirmed case of a suicide bombing in the Philippines perpetrated by a Filipino, and marks an escalation in terror tactics by local extremists The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police Read More …

Inside factory where Sri Lanka jihadists made ‘Mother of Satan’ explosive used in the attacks

The bombs are thought to have been made in a copper factory in Wellampitiya, a suburb of Colombo It was owned by businessman and father-of-four Inshaf Ahamad, who blew himself up at a hotel on Sunday Police raided the copper Read More …

Hyderabad: Walkie-talkies can be used to trigger IEDs remotely, say NIA sleuths

National Investigation Agency (NIA) sleuths, who conducted searches at three different locations on the outskirts of the city, found that the suspects were in possession of walkie-talkie sets and along with a large number of digital devices. Teams of the Read More …