Improvised Explosive-devices

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Security forces in Kashmir on high alert as militants plant locally made IEDs on roads to attempt Pulwama-like attack
India

Security forces in Kashmir on high alert as militants plant locally made IEDs on roads to attempt Pulwama-like attack

Security forces in Kashmir have been put on high alert as militants have been planting locally assembled Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) on roads in an attempt to repeat a Pulwama-like attack

Munna Lahori, top JeM commander from Pakistan, one other militant killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian
India

Munna Lahori, top JeM commander from Pakistan, one other militant killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

Two militants including a top Jaish-e-Mohammed commander were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.

Two CRPF men and girl killed in ambush by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district; IEDs recovered from site of encounter
India

Two CRPF men and girl killed in ambush by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district; IEDs recovered from site of encounter

Two CRPF personnel died and another was injured in an encounter with Naxals, while a girl was killed after being caught in the crossfire, in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Friday.

Naxals trigger IED blast in Jharkhand's Saraikela: Eight CoBRA jawans, three state police personnel injured in second attack in a week
India

Naxals trigger IED blast in Jharkhand's Saraikela: Eight CoBRA jawans, three state police personnel injured in second attack in a week

Eleven police personnel were injured in an Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) blast triggered in the wee hours of Tuesday morning in Kuchai area of Saraikella. Among the injured, 8 personnel are of CoBRA while 3 of Jharkhand Police.

Explosions in Nepal targeting Indian installations show Pakistan's ISI is secretly expanding terror cells there
India

Explosions in Nepal targeting Indian installations show Pakistan's ISI is secretly expanding terror cells there

Two back-to-back explosions in Nepal targeting Indian installations came as a grim reminder that ISI-sponsored terror remnants are still active in the Himalayan country

Chhattisgarh police, CRPF recover three powerful IEDs in Bijapur district; Naxal involvement suspected
India

Chhattisgarh police, CRPF recover three powerful IEDs in Bijapur district; Naxal involvement suspected

Three powerful improvised explosive devices (IEDs), suspected to have been planted by Naxals, were recovered by security forces from Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district

Three Naxals killed in anti-Maoist operation in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, explosives seized
India

Three Naxals killed in anti-Maoist operation in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, explosives seized

Three Naxals were today gunned down in an encounter with security forces in forests in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said.

Sukma encounter: CRPF has better coordination with police, says CRPF director general
India

Sukma encounter: CRPF has better coordination with police, says CRPF director general

After the Sukma massacre of 25 of its troopers in April, the paramilitary CRPF has weaved "much better coordination" with police forces across the country to take on the Maoists.

London terror attack accused Khalid Mohammed Omar Ali faces terror charges
World

London terror attack accused Khalid Mohammed Omar Ali faces terror charges

A man arrested near the British parliament last month has been charged with terrorism offences, as well as two historic charges relating to explosives in Afghanistan, police said Tuesday.

BSF foils infiltration bid along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, one militant dead
India

BSF foils infiltration bid along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, one militant dead

The BSF foiled an infiltration bid along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir early on Tuesday, gunning down a militant even as a huge amount of ammunition was seized.

Concerns mount for security forces after Maoists acquire advanced tech to trigger off IEDs
India

Concerns mount for security forces after Maoists acquire advanced tech to trigger off IEDs

The Maoists have acquired a new level of advanced technology to set off Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), which has left the security forces operating in the left-wing extremist areas worried. An alert sent by the Operations Directorate of the Border Security Force says that the Maoists have now got the know-how of using remote or combination of switches in IEDs that enables them to target security forces with utmost precision.

BSF officer, jawan killed in Naxal IED blast attack in Odisha
India

BSF officer, jawan killed in Naxal IED blast attack in Odisha

Officials said in order to escape getting trapped into IED and hidden explosive booby-traps in jungle tracks of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) areas, the troops very rarely use four-wheelers and rely on motorcycles for movement.

Army recovers three IEDs weighing 11 kg in Kashmir
India

Army recovers three IEDs weighing 11 kg in Kashmir

Three Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) weighing 11 kg and other ammunition have been recovered by the Army from North Kashmir's Kupwara district.

PM Modi Patna rally serial blasts: NIA chargesheet against 11 suspects
Politics

PM Modi Patna rally serial blasts: NIA chargesheet against 11 suspects

Six persons were killed and over 100 injured in the blasts which happened during Modi's rally in Patna.

Remote controlled bombs target new year celebrations in Imphal
India

Remote controlled bombs target new year celebrations in Imphal

The Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) were exploded through a remote-controlled device when people were celebrating New Year Day

Live: NIA conducts raids across Maharashtra in connection with Hyderabad blasts
India

Live: NIA conducts raids across Maharashtra in connection with Hyderabad blasts

Latest developments, updates, reactions from the Hyderabad bomb blasts.

Hyderabad blasts: 13 dead, 85 injured
India

Hyderabad blasts: 13 dead, 85 injured

The blasts triggered by Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) tied to two bicycles took place in the peak hour at two sites 100 metres apart outside a roadside eatery near Konark and Venkatadiri theatres.

Secure social network helps U.S. detect bomb chemicals
News & Analysis

Secure social network helps U.S. detect bomb chemicals

A U.S.-led effort to stop the spread of roadside bombs in places like Afghanistan and Iraq is meeting with some success, ...

IED detection now possible, courtesy 'laser pointer'
News & Analysis

IED detection now possible, courtesy 'laser pointer'

The potential dangers that roadside bombs pose to the sanity of human life can be best understood when one looks at the vulnerability of the natives of Afghanistan and Iraq, among other countries.