CBRNe


  • Britain’s first ‘Incel’ terrorist: ‘Involuntary celibate’ who had no luck with women pleads guilty to possessing explosives

    March 27, 2020

    Britain’s first ‘involuntary celibate’ bomb-maker has pleaded guilty to possessing explosive substances, downloading terror manuals and discussing plans to launch an attack. Anwar Said Driouich, 22, from Middlesbrough, was part of a misogynistic movement named ‘Incel’ which has been associated with at least six mass-shootings in the US. Followers believe in genetic determinism and blame attractive men ...

  • FBI agents kill man allegedly plotting bomb attack on hospital amid coronavirus pandemic

    March 26, 2020

    A man fatally injured by the FBI was planning a bomb attack on a medical facility in the Kansas City area, the agency said in a news release on Wednesday. Timothy Wilson, 36, was injured on Tuesday when FBI agents served a probable cause arrest warrant in Belton, Missouri, after a long-running domestic terrorism investigation, according to a statement ...

  • Fermanagh: Police anger at bomb hoax during virus efforts

    March 24, 2020

    A senior police officer has condemned dissident republicans for causing a security alert in County Fermanagh. A controlled explosion was carried out on a suspicious object, which was spotted by a member of the public at Clogh near Rosslea. It was later declared to be a hoax. PSNI (Police Service of Northern Ireland) Superintendent Clive Beatty blamed dissident ...

  • India: 3 arrested in connection with IED blast in Manipur

    March 23, 2020

    Three persons have been arrested in connection with an IED explosion near a BSF camp in Manipur’s Thoubal district, police said on Monday. Explosives weighing 2.5 kg, seven detonators, a remote control device, a dry battery, three mobile phones and a two- wheeler were seized from their possession, a senior police officer said. The blast occurred ...