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Insurgency: Bomb Maker, Others surrender To Troops In Borno

Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri.. The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division and Commander Sector 1 OPHK Brig. Gen. Abdulwahab Eyitayo, has confirmed that it has received chief bomb maker of Boko Haram and ISWAP, Musa Adamu, also known as Mala

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ISIS plans to attack South Africa – UK

Britain has warned of possible attacks by the Islamic State (IS) on foreigners in South Africa, following the kidnap of two British nationals in a small town there. Britain’s Foreign Office (FCO) disclosed on its website that the main threat

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Bomb Scare: Passengers jump off plane in Australia

Terrified passengers jumped from a Virgin Airline plane at an Australian airport after a threatening note was found on board. According to AAP, passengers were told to leave their luggage and jump about 1.2 metres from the exits onto the

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U.S. drops ‘mother of all bombs’ on Islamic State in Afghanistan

The United States dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, the largest non-nuclear bomb it has ever used in combat, in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday against a series of caves used by Islamic State militants, the military said. It was the first

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Man arrested and charged in Missouri over bomb threats against Jewish centres

A man has been arrested for allegedly making threats against Jewish institutions, the FBI said on Friday. Juan Thompson, 31, “allegedly caused havoc, expending hundreds of hours of police and law enforcement resources”, said NYPD Commissioner James P O’Neill. He

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Multiple explosions rock Maiduguri as 3 suicide bombers die in failed attack

Three suicide bombers have died after a failed attempt to bomb an internally displaced persons camp in Maiduguri earlier today. Confirming the incident, the Borno state commissioner for police, Damian Chukwu also revealed that 3 petrol tankers caught fire during

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54,000 evacuated on Christmas after Germany finds WWII bomb

An unwelcome Christmas surprise in southern Germany forced the evacuation of 54,000 people from their homes Sunday after the discovery of a bomb dating from World War II, local authorities said. It was a British bomb that was found in

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Traces of explosives found on victims of Egyptair crash into Mediterranean in May, Egypt investigators say

Traces of explosives have been found on victims of the EgyptAir plane crash over the Mediterranean in May, investigators say. A criminal investigation would now begin into the crash of the Airbus A320, Egypt’s civil aviation ministry said in a

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Bomb near Baghdad kills more than 70 people, most of them Iranian Shia pilgrims

Nearly 80 people, many of them Shia pilgrims, have been killed in a truck bomb attack at a road stop in Iraq, a security official says. The blast struck at a petrol station and restaurant near Hilla, some 100km (60

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Suspected bomb found near Shoprite mall

A parcel, suspected to be Improvised Explosives Device, has been found under the Jabi bridge, near the Shoprite shopping mall, Abuja. Policemen, including operatives of the Anti-bomb squad, blocked the access road to the bridge, and directed motorists to alternative

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