4 days ago
Political leader among 14 killed in Pakistan suicide blast

Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) At least 14 people, including a political leader, were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up late on Tuesday in Peshawar in Pakistan, police said. Awami National Party (ANP) candidate Barrister Haroon Bilour was among the deceased. The blast also wounded many people, Geo News reported, citing police. The explosion occurred moments after Bilour arr...

1 month ago
Toy grenade hurled at Shopian DM's residence

Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Panic gripped the guards and occupants at the official residence of the District Magistrate of Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday when miscreants hurled a toy grenade. The bomb disposal squad was called which discovered that the object was a toy grenade, a police officer said. --IANS sq/mr ...

2 months ago
Three killed in another Indonesia bomb explosion

Jakarta, May 14 (IANS) Following bomb attacks on three churches in the Indonesian city of Surabaya, a fourth bomb blast near police station in East Java killed three persons late on Sunday. Three persons were found lying on floor with parts of bodies covered in blood after a bomb blast occurred in a unit of flats where an alleged terrorist lived with his family members, Xinhua news agenc...

2 months ago
11 killed in Indonesia church bombings

Jakarta, May 13 (IANS) At least 11 people, including a suicide bomber, were killed and 41 injured on Sunday in bomb attacks on three churches in the Indonesian city of Surabaya, police said. Two police officers were among the injured after a series of explosions took place in the morning during Sunday service, Efe quoted East Java police spokesperson Frans Barung Mangera as saying.

3 months ago
Terrorism attack foiled in Islamabad, suicide jackets recovered

Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) A terrorism attack was foiled by the law enforcement agencies in Islamabad and two suicide jackets along with arms and ammunition were recovered on Saturday, the media reported. According to local police officials, two explosives-laden jackets and arms were found from the capital's Golra area in the G-14 sector neighbourhood. Rhe recovered arms and ammunition i...

3 months ago
Grenade hurled at CRPF camp in Srinagar

Srinagar, March 23 (IANS) Militants hurled a grenade at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp here on Friday but it did not explode. Police said the incident took place in Khayam area. A bomb disposal squad has been called to defuse the grenade, a police officer said. --IANS sq/mr ...

4 months ago
Three IEDs recovered from busy Jharkhand road

Ranchi, Feb 19 (IANS) Three improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted under a tarred road were recovered by the security forces in Jharkhand's Gumla district on Monday, police said. According to the police, two wires were spotted at the road near Anjandham in Gumla district. The villagers informed the police, who reached the spot with JCB machines and a bomb disposal squad. The...

6 months ago
IED recovered on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway

Srinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) Security forces on Saturday recovered an improvised explosive device (IED) on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway, police said. Traffic on the highway was disrupted for some time in the morning when security forces found the IED at a busy crossing on the periphery of Srinagar. Bomb disposal squads of police, Army and the Central Reserve Police Force immediat...

7 months ago
Bomb scare in Delhi's Khan Market, search on

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Delhi Police, along with its bomb disposal and dog squads, on Friday launched a swift search operation after receiving a bomb threat call in the upscale Khan Market area. The Police Control Room received the call around 7 a.m saying that a bomb has been planted in Khan Market. The K9 team along with the bomb disposal squad and officers were still searchin...

7 months ago
Powerful bomb found planted in Imphal shop

Imphal, Nov 30 (IANS) A powerful remote-controlled bomb was found planted in a shop in Khuyanthong area of Imphal city on Thursday. It was deftly handled by the bomb disposal squad, causing no harm to anybody. The bomb was spotted on the 10th and last day of the 10-day Sangai International Tourism Festival 2017, which was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind on November 21. Police ha...

7 months ago
Grenade blast near girls school in Bengal creates panic

Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Panic prevailed in a girls school in West Bengal after a grenade that was being defused in a nearby police station exploded, settling off a melee in which some students were injured, none seriously, police said. Police said the grenade was found laying in an empty ground beside the Haldibari Girls High School in Jalpaiguri district's Haldibari on November 15. It wa...

7 months ago
Two policemen killed while defusing bomb in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Nov 20 (IANS) Two policemen were killed and three others injured while defusing a bomb that went off inside a police station in Jharkhand's Giridih district on Monday, police said. According to police officials, the accident took place when the members of Anti-Bomb Disposal Squad were defusing bombs that were kept at Saria Police Station of Giridih district. The police ha...

11 months ago
Bomb, threat letter recovered from Akal Takht Express in UP

Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) A low-intensity explosive device and a letter vowing revenge for LeT millitant Abu Dujana's death was found on board the Akal Takht Express in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi town early on Thursday, police said. The bomb with wires wrapped around it, was discovered by a passenger of the B-3 AC coach inside a toilet of the express train which was going from Kolkata to Jammu ...

1 year ago
Grenade found in Red Fort well, removed

New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A grenade inside a well of Delhi's iconic Red Fort sparked security concerns before it was removed safely on Friday morning, police said. The bomb was discovered by some labourers on Thursday evening while they were cleaning the Sawan Bhado garden of the Mughal-era monument, protected by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). An information about th...

1 year ago
'Radicalised Muslim' shot dead at Paris airport

Paris, March 18 (IANS) The man shot dead after attempting to steal a soldier's gun at Paris Orly Airport on Saturday was a radicalised Muslim known to security services and was also involved in another shooting incident hours earlier in the day, French authorities said. Security forces opened fire, killing him during the attack at the airport, the Telegraph reported. The attacker...

1 year ago
Blast in Lahore kills 10

Lahore, Feb 23 (IANS) At least 10 persons were killed and over 20 wounded on Thursday, when a massive blast rocked parts of Lahore in Pakistan, a day after the army announced a countrywide crackdown against terrorists. The powerful explosion targeted the Defence Housing Authority - a commercial area with scores of eateries, including restaurants serving Indian cuisine, police said.

1 year ago
Blast near Indian eatery kills eight in Lahore

Lahore, Feb 23 (IANS) At least eight persons were killed on Thursday when a powerful explosion took place near a restaurant serving Indian cuisine in the Pakistani city Lahore, police said. Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said 21 people were injured and were shifted to the General Hospital where four were in critical condition, Xinhua news agency reported. Police spokesman Nay...

1 year ago
Thousands evacuated in Greece to defuse WW II bomb

Athens, Feb 12 (IANS) Nearly 72,000 residents in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki were evacuated on Sunday morning ahead of a massive operation to defuse a WW II bomb, authorities said. The 250-kg bomb, believed to be dropped by either British or US forces in 1943-1944 targeting Nazi German facilities in Greece's second-largest city, was discovered during excavation works at a gas...

1 year ago
Grenade found inside a Red Fort well

New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A grenade was found by a team of Archeological Survey of India inside a well at the Red Fort during a cleaning operation on Monday. It was later examined by the Bomb Disposal Squad, the city police said. There were 2-3 more boxes visible within the well. The bomb disposal squad has been called in to retrieve and defuse them if they are live. The grenade appears to...

1 year ago
Mortar shell found in South Delhi park, disposed off

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Delhi Police on Saturday recovered a corroded mortar shell from a park here, leading to immediate evacuation of the area. A National Security Guard team later defused the shell, a police officer said. The shell was found lying abandoned near a rubbish dump at a Delhi Development Authority park in Kishangarh in South Delhi. The police said they received a ...

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