Manchester incident: Men arrested on suspicion of ‘planning terror attack’ as bomb squad examines car

Police have arrested two men in Manchester on suspicion of preparing an act of terrorism, as bomb disposal experts examine a car. Greater Manchester Police said the pair were seen “acting suspiciously” on Chapel Street in Salford at around 2.30pm on Wednesday. They 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 …

Two North Carolina bomb squad agents injured after explosive materials blew-up during the search of a man’s home

Two North Carolina bomb squad agents were injured during the search of a man’s home after he was pulled over for having homemade explosives in his car. The State Bureau of Investigations (SBI) agents were assisting Sampson County Sheriff’s Office Read More …

Philippines: QCPD, other agencies hold simulated bomb explosion, disposal

The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) and other local government agencies conducted a simulated bomb disposal operation at a food park in Cubao, Quezon City, to test the response time of their personnel. During the simulation on Tuesday morning, the Read More …

‘Improvised explosive device’ in Irish postal sorting office handed over to gardai

The Army’s Bomb Squad have made safe the viable improvised explosive device recovered from a Limerick An Post office this morning. The device has now been handed over to gardai who are continuing to liaise with their colleagues in the Read More …

Gardaí find weapons and explosives in follow-up search in Co Louth

Gardaí targeting dissident republicans have uncovered a significant cache of explosives and arms along the border, in what is the second linked operation since the start of February. The operation involved gardaí from the Louth Division and officers from specialist Read More …

Maharashtra on high alert after blast near Mumbai; IED found on bus in Raigad

The Maharashtra state police are on high alert after a low intensity blast took place on a busy road near Mumbai on Wednesday and an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was found on a state transport bus in Raigad district later Read More …

Houses evacuated after improvised explosive device found in Co Meath, Ireland

An improvised explosive device has been found and made safe in Co Meath. Gardaí called the Defence Force’s bomb squad to the scene at Brews Hill in Navan in the early hours of this morning. After arriving at the scene Read More …

Meet the bomb squad chief who has protected Hong Kong from more than 300 explosives

Ready to retire after 30 unforgettable years with police force helping protect city, senior superintendent believes not in luck but discipline From serving as a personal bodyguard for Hong Kong’s last British governor to overseeing the city’s bomb squad to Read More …