Russia: FSB thwarts terror attack at marketplace in Crimean capital

The Federal Security Service (FSB) has prevented a terror attack at a marketplace in Simferopol and detained five suspected Russian nationals who maintained contacts with Ukrainian radical forces, the FSB press office told TASS on Wednesday. “The Federal Security Service Read More …

Hong Kong police arrest 2 people on suspicion of making explosives

A 16-year-old teenager and a 52-year-old woman were arrested on Monday in Hong Kong on suspicion of making or possession of explosives, police said. Chow Cheung-yau, superintendent of the Hong Kong police’s Narcotics Bureau, told a press conference that the Read More …

California: Santa Cruz Deputy Killed, Another Wounded In Ben Lomond Ambush

A veteran Santa Cruz County Sheriff Deputy was killed and a second was severely injured by an improvised explosive device Saturday during “an ambush” in the Santa Cruz Mountains. A grief-stricken Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart said the dead Read More …

Pennsylvania: Man Accused Of Leaving Backpack Of Explosives In Downtown Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh police and ATF agents searched the home of a man accused of leaving explosives next to a downtown Pittsburgh building. Matthew Michanowicz, 52, is charged with possessing weapons of mass destruction and possession of explosive or incendiary materials or Read More …

Pennsylvania: Explosive devices found in Lancaster after protests this week – police

A low-level explosive device that detonated in Lancaster this week has led authorities to urge residents to stay home and safe, as many are taking to the streets in solidarity of national protests against police brutality. Unplanned, or quickly-assembled protests Read More …

India: For the first time, four remote-control IEDs detected in Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada

The security forces have detected four remote-controlled improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in an edgy district of Dantewada, about 450 km from Raipur. “It’s for the first time such remote controlled IEDs were being planted by the Maoists in the conflict Read More …

Terrorism along Pakistan – Iran border

Reportedly an improvised explosive device (IED) hit a vehicle of the military personnel in Buleda (district Kech) Balochistan near the Pak-Iran border on May 8, killing one major of the Pakistan Army and five soldiers who were returning to their Read More …