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In March 2018, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 3,446 deaths and injuries from 367 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 77% (2,659) of the deaths and injuries recorded. When explosive violence was used in populated ...
The fire caused panic among the passengers and they started shouting. Subsequently, RPF constable S Khan rushed to the spot and doused the fire before throwing it out of the coach. Later, while checking, the RPF personnel found six live IED from the polythene bag. The bomb squad was asked to diffuse ...

The Mark 5A-1 had originally been purchased for help with bomb disposal. .... But it wasn't until the Iraq War, and the advent of the roadside bomb, that the robot became indispensable. ... I spoke with one member of the DOD who received all Navy anti-IED robots that had been blown up during combat.
More than one improvised explosive device (IED) were seized from a South Virginia Street residence alongside other weapons by the Piedmont Regional ... A Virginia State Police bomb technician from the Appomattox field office responded to investigate the IED and render the confiscated device safe.
FARMVILLE, Va. (WRIC) -- - A Farmville man is in custody after police found an improvised explosive device at his home. ... When officers went to the home on South Virginia Street, they found the IED along with assault-style weapons, body armor, ballistic helmets and communications equipment. A bomb ...
(WSET) -- A Farmville man is facing charges after authorities said they found an improvised explosive device (IED) in his home. ... During the search, the task force said they found the IED and called in a bomb technician with the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Appomattox Field Office to render the ...

“Bomb plans on how to make a cell phone detonate IED [improvised explosive device] was also found on the digital downloads of Del Vecchio.” Hawks spokesman Captain Lloyd Ramovha said that the search for the body of Rachel Saunders was continuing. "A dedicated team remain on the ground for the ...
BALTIMORE — In a 14-hour operation, a young military veteran whose genitals were blown off by a bomb received an extraordinary transplant: a ... This is an evolving branch of medicine spurred in large part by the wounds of war — particularly the blast injuries from improvised explosive devices, or IEDs.
During the search of the residence, an improvised explosive device was located inside the home. A bomb technician with the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Appomattox Field Office responded to the residence to investigate and render safe the device. Task force investigators also ...
"Ghulam Farooq Qate and three Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel were killed following an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in village Sheerank, on outskirts of provincial capital Faryab city Monday night," Ahmad Jaweed Baidar told Xinhua. The incident occurred when Qate's vehicle touched off ...
Baghdad (Iraqinews.com) – An Iraqi civilian was wounded on Tuesday when a bomb exploded near an electric utility in southeastern Baghdad, a security source was quoted as saying. Speaking to Alghad Press, the source said, “An explosive charge went off near a privately-owned electric facility in Jisr ...
MIRAMSHAH: One soldier lost his life and three others suffered injuries in a roadside bomb blast near Miramshah in North Waziristan tribal region on Sunday. Officials said that a military convoy was on its way to Miramshah from the Datakhel area when an improvised explosive device went off near one of ...
Two held for detonating IED at Indian Embassy camp office. Biratnagar. Apr 23, 2018-Police have arrested two persons on the charge of their alleged involvement in detonating a bomb near the Indian Embassy's Camp Office in Biratnagar. District Police office, Morang, organising a press conference in Biratnagar on ...
Police received a call about 1:30 p.m. Saturday from a resident who believed that a neighbor had an improvised explosive device using a propane bottle, ... When officers arrived at the home in the 100 block of Blackbridge Drive, they found what appeared to be an IED and evacuated nearby residents, ...
BALTIMORE — In a 14-hour operation, a young military veteran whose genitals were blown off by a bomb received an extraordinary transplant: a penis, ... the blast injuries from improvised explosive devices, or I.E.D.s. The medical teams in Baltimore and Boston have spent years preparing for the surgery, ...
Authorities also recovered four improvised explosive devices containing metal pellets and bolts from Page's home, as well as 24 pounds of explosives and about 90 detonators. They found crack cocaine, Xanax, marijuana and LSD, along with “numerous items of drug paraphernalia to include syringes, ...
(WJTV)--A bomb scare in a Brandon neighborhood ends in a man's arrest. Brandon police say ... Police say Nathaniel Fulton admitted to building the improvised explosive device and claimed it was fake. Explosive ordnance device technicians did determine it wasn't a real bomb and the scene was cleared.

PESHAWAR – A security official died and three others injured when a bomb disposal unit of Pakistan Army was targeted by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in North Waziristan on Sunday. The incident took place in the Dre Wastay area of Tehsil Datta Khel. Official sources said that the area was ...
At least 53 unexploded bombs and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are still to be retrieved in Marawi's ground-zero as most part of the city's war torn areas has been cleared of explosives left by the ISIS-linked Maute group, Task Force Bangon Marawi officials said on Friday. Armed Forces of the ...
Following Foster's arrest, authorities learned there were four improvised explosive devices located at a home on McCotter Drive in the Forest Acres Subdivision in Grifton. In addition to the Grifton Police Department, the NC SBI Bomb Squad, the ATF, the Pitt County Sheriff's Office, Grifton EMS, and the ...
KOZHIKODE: An improvised explosive device (IED) was recovered from the compound of the RSS office at Kallachi under Valayam police station limits on Wednesday morning. The IED had ... The materials could be converted into a powerful bomb by adding some more quantity of gun powder, police said.
Steenbeke and his dog Tess would search for bombs to protect his company. Now, he is searching for her and trying to connect his past with his present. “I'd love for her to bed back here in Indiana,” said Steenbeke. Steenbeke's connection with Tess started in 2012, the moment they met. “I was like what is her deal? What is ...
A trooper belonging to District Reserve Guard (DRG) sustained critical injuries when he came in the impact of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast ... While searching the site where blast occurred another IED in a milk container was detected by the bomb technicians of 150th battalion on Monday.
Nine persons were killed and 58 injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) rocked the historic Mecca Masjid on May 18, 2007, in Hyderabad when around 10,000 people were offering the Friday (juma) prayers. Two unexploded bombs were later recovered from the masjid. Five others were killed ...
The goal of the project is to help raise awareness of IEDs within the area and worldwide, offering an immersive experience that is otherwise not something viewers would get to witness. With the pressure of locating the IEDs creating a high level of stress, viewers connected to the lives of the soldiers on the ...
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and the Department of State Service (DSS) have arrested a bomb specialist who makes Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) for terrorist group, Boko Haram, in Gombe. As part of the combined counter terrorism operations of the security agencies, the suspect, identified as ...
The court heard that Ward, who has previous convictions, gathered ball bearings for use in improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and rocket tubes that could ... “Because you reached the stage of buying the materials, namely ball bearings, which would have gone into the IED, it is legitimate to infer that you ...
TRENTON, Neb. — Hitchcock County Judge Anne Paine declined Wednesday morning to reduce the $250,000 bond for a Stratton man arrested last week after Nebraska State Patrol bomb experts found an improvised explosive device in his home on Highway 34 through town. Fred Hamilton, 51, of 105 ...
A white crystal solid, ammonium nitrate is commonly used to make Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) generally used by terrorist organisations while assembling explosives. “The samples confirm that ammonium nitrate was used in making the IED. The report has been submitted to the Maharashtra ATS, ...
... "It was preliminarily established that the car was damaged in an IED (anti-tank mine, according to a preliminary report) blast. The device detonated as the car drove over it. Four burned bodies were found near the car," said Pohukay. A CSI team and a bomb squad are working at the scene, the report says.
SURPRISE, AZ - Police serving a warrant found various weapons, ammunition, and both active and inert improvised explosive devices at a Surprise home. Surprise police report ... The Glendale police bomb squad investigated and allegedly found several devices; most were inert or hoaxes. However, one ...
MOSES LAKE, Wash. -- Moses Lake Police officers responded to the Moses Lake Municipal Airport around 9:00 p.m. Monday night to assist in a controlled charge detonation after officers found an improvised explosive device, or IED. According to Moses Lake PD, the IED, was located by officers while they ...
An improvised explosive device was detonated in a controlled charge Monday night near the Moses Lake Municipal Airport. Officers from the Moses Lake Police Department found the IED while serving a drug search warrant on an impounded vehicle. The IED appeared to be similar to a pipe bomb, ...
MOSES LAKE, Wash. -- Moses Lake Police officers responded to the Moses Lake Municipal Airport around 9:00 p.m. Monday night to assist in a controlled charge detonation after officers found an improvised explosive device, or IED. According to Moses Lake PD, the IED, was located by officers while they ...
One man has been arrested following the discovery of an improvised explosive device in a residence in Stratton. Investigators with ... Investigators had also received information that one of the threats included mention of an improvised explosive device. ... The NSP Bomb Squad rendered the device safe.
UXO are comprised of bombs, mortars, grenades or other devices that fail to detonate but remain volatile and can kill if touched or moved. ... Whether landmines, improvised explosive devices (IEDs), artillery shells or cluster bombs, he said in his message on the Day: “They are equal opportunity killers.”.
UPDATE 9PM: Two additional devices have allegedly been found at the home of a man charged after Monday's bomb scare outside Redbank Plaza. Queensland Police officers .... Police attended and located several number plates and a suspected improvised explosive device. The police bomb squad has ...
The majority prompt no headlines: husbands trying to kill wives with amateur car bombs, rival motorcycle gangs lobbing improvised explosive devices, ... “I don't know that there's a better bomb lab in the country,” Brad A. Galvan, a former A.T.F. agent who ran the bureau's explosives unit in San Diego until ...
But we met Mancini years before, in 2011, after he made a nearly miraculous recovery from the impact of a roadside bomb in Iraq. There's no one better to begin this story, than the late .... Dr. Daniel Perl: When an IED goes off there's a tremendous explosion. And with the explosion comes the formation of ...
A British soldier who was killed by an roadside improvised explosive device while fighting against Islamic State in Syria has been named as Sgt Matt Tonroe. ... The IED explosion is believed to have occurred just metres from the US-backed Manbij military council headquarters. The town was under Isis ...
The Defense Department on Saturday identified the American soldier supporting Operation Inherent Resolve who was killed after an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated near his patrol. That soldier was Master Sgt. Johnathan J. Dunbar, 36, of Austin, Texas, who was assigned to Headquarters, ...
The Dayton Bomb Squad responded after his wife dialed 911 to report the item. ... Deputies say due to the age of the ordinance, the possibility training grenades can still contain a charged fuse and the unknown possibility it could have been modified into an IED, the Dayton bomb squad was contacted.
A British soldier has been killed by a roadside bomb in northern Syria, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed. The soldier was embedded with US forces during an operation against so-called Islamic State when they were killed by an improvised explosive device. An American solider was also killed in the ...
A member of the British armed forces has been killed in a bomb blast in Syria during an operation against the Islamic State group. A U.K. defense ministry spokesman said Friday that an improvised explosive device in Syria killed the service member who was embedded with U.S. forces on Thursday.
LONDON (Reuters) - A British soldier has been killed by an improvised explosive device in Syria, Sky News reported on Friday, quoting a U.K. Ministry ... Earlier, U.S. officials said an American service member was one of two people killed by an improvised bomb in Syria overnight, the first coalition service ...
WASHINGTON/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A U.S. and a British service member in the U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State were killed by an improvised explosive device in Syria, U.S and British officials said on Friday. They are the first coalition service members to be killed or wounded in an attack this year.
Troops hunting hidden bombs or IEDs by hand often rely on upgraded metal detectors or a version of that technologystrapped to a ground robot. They must sweep the areas at a near-uniform speed and pattern and listen carefully for the right tone to sound to know if something is under the sand or in that ...
MAGUINDANAO—An improvised explosive device (IED) was recovered in Barangay Kabingi, Datu Saudi Ampatuan town in this province at about 4 p.m. on Thursday. According to Datu Saudi Ampatuan Chief of Police, Police Senior Inspector Abdulbasit Kulod said the bomb was found by a civilian, who ...
KABUL, March 27 (Xinhua) -- The Afghan army personnel found 38 improvised bombs and landmines within the last 24 hours, the country's Defense Ministry said Tuesday. "The Afghan National Army (ANA) engineering teams recovered 38 rounds of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and landmines ...
Thousands of improvised explosive devices were defused by the UAE Armed Forces last year, saving countless lives, a forum heard on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi. Explosive ordnance disposal teams “successfully neutralised in the coastal front alone 2,610 IEDs,” said Maj Gen Saleh Mohammed Al Ameri, ...


 

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