Northern Ireland: Police say viable pipe bomb found in front garden of Newry home

Police say a suspicious object found in the front garden of a house in Newry was a “viable pipe bomb”. The PSNI was called to Barcroft Park at 5:30pm on Wednesday. Officers declared the object to be a viable device and Read More …

UK: Cramlington WW2 shell destroyed by Army on housing estate

A World War Two shell found on a housing estate has been destroyed by Army bomb disposal experts. The unexploded device was discovered at a house on Churston Gardens in Cramlington, Northumberland. Read more… Source: BBC News  

UK: First-time metal detectorist sparks panic when he finds unexploded World War One bomb

A first-time metal detectorist sparked panic in Scotland this morning after finding an ‘unexploded device’, thought to be a World War I bomb, late on Tuesday. Ryan Junor, 39, only bought his new metal detector three days before making the Read More …

Omagh bombing inquiry launched by Northern Ireland secretary to investigate 1998 attack

An independent statutory inquiry into the 1998 Omagh bombing has been ordered by the Northern Ireland secretary. It comes after a High Court judge recommended in 2021 that the government should carry out a human rights-compliant investigation into alleged security 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 …

UK: NHS terror suspect had ‘pressure cooker bomb filled with gunpowder’ outside hospital

A man suspected of terrorism had a pressure cooker bomb filled with gunpowder outside a hospital, a court heard. Mohammed Farooq, 27, was caught with a bomb containing 13kg of explosives outside a maternity ward in Leeds on January 20. 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 …

UK Government targets bomb making materials and poisons in new crackdown

Today (23 January 2023) the government has laid secondary legislation to further tighten controls for poisons and chemicals which can be used to make explosives, also known as ‘explosives precursors’, by updating the Poisons Act 1972. Following the Manchester Arena Read More …

Falkland Islands: Controlled explosion of an unexploded ordnance near the Old Dairy

The Royal Falkland Islands Police informed that the controlled explosion of an unexploded ordnance near the Old Dairy has been completed and the section of the MPA Road is now open to vehicles. RFIP had informed that there would be Read More …