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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Bomb

This year
'Viable' pipe bomb discovered in Newtownabbey
The device has been removed from the area, which is located north of Belfast, for investigation.
Last year
Man accused of Lockerbie bombing charged in US court
The man allegedly worked as an intelligence operative for the regime of Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi between 1973 and 2011.
PSNI say object left at Derry police station thought to be a hoax was 'explosive device'
A major security operation began on Sunday night when the device was found in a hi-jacked car left at the station
Six people killed in blasts at boys' school in Kabul
At least 11 other people were wounded by two bomb blasts at a boys’ school in the Afghan capital of Kabul.
All time
25,000 people evacuated after discovery of massive World War II bomb in Frankfurt
Bomb disposal teams are due to detonate the explosive once they cover it with soil.
Man denies IRA membership charge relating to bomb placed under PSNI officer's car
The charge relates to the discovery of an explosive device under the officer’s car at Shandon Park Golf Club in east Belfast.
US soldier arrested for sharing bomb-making instructions and discussing bombing TV station
The discussions in a Facebook group chat also mentioned targeting presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke.
Former police chief to hold investigation into 1982 murder of three RUC officers in Co Armagh
Sergeant Sean Quinn and Constables Allan McCloy and Paul Hamilton were killed by a bomb.
Two men arrested after recent 'deliberate attempts' to kill PSNI officers
Both men were arrested following searches in the Lurgan and Craigavon areas of Armagh.
'A splinter of a splinter of a splinter group': Officers suspect a handful of dissidents behind border bomb
This has been the fifth dissident attack so far this year.
Explosion near border was deliberate attempt to kill police officers, PSNI says
The explosion has been condemned by politicians on both sides of the border.
Several bombs explode in Bangkok as Mike Pompeo visits
The blasts appeared to be symbolic attacks aimed at embarrassing the Thai government during a major summit.
Bomb discovered underneath police officer's car at golf club in Belfast
It was discovered on the grounds of Shandon Park Golf Club where a tournament was being held.
Multiple injuries after parcel bomb explodes near bakery in Lyon
French President Emmanuel Macron said it appeared that there were no fatalities.
15 people, including 6 children, die as Sri Lankan police raid suspected Islamist safe house
The deaths came as three cornered suicide bombers blew themselves up and others were shot.
Parcel bombing scheme was 'cack-handed, reckless and extremely dangerous'
There are similarities between this month’s devices and ones used by the Provisional IRA.
Derry car bomb has 'absolutely nothing to do with Brexit', Bradley says
British minister Karen Bradley gave a House of Commons statement; while earlier a fifth man was arrested in connection with the attack.
Egyptian police kill 40 suspected militants after bomb attack on tourists
Authorities said information that the suspects were preparing a spate of attacks had been received.
German man sentenced to 14 years for Dortmund football team bus bomb
He was trying to make money from the club’s share price dropping.
'Everyone was screaming for help': At least 50 people killed in Kabul suicide bombing
The attack targeted a religious celebration in the Afghan capital.
Families of bombing victims say they have 'damning proof' police lied about it being 'an IRA own-goal'
Fifteen people were killed in the UVF attack on McGurk’s Bar in Belfast in 1971.
A mine from World War II has been brought ashore in Kinsale
A bomb disposal team is on its way to the harbour.
Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm
A man has been taken into custody in connection with the incident.
At least 30 killed in suicide blast on Pakistan polling station
The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group through its official Amaq news agency.
15 people injured in Ontario restaurant explosion
Police are looking for two males who were caught on CCTV moments before the blast.
Ten journalists, including AFP photographer and BBC reporter, killed in Afghanistan attacks
A double suicide blast in Kabul killed 25 people early this morning.
Teenager convicted of attempted murder after homemade bomb exploded in packed tube carriage
The 18-year-old has never provided a clear motive for the attack.
Ex-teacher accused of paying students to help make bombs
His brother has also been accused of stockpiling explosive materials.
Flights resume at London City Airport after WWII bomb removed
Up to 16,000 passengers were affected by yesterday’s closure.
Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims
Chris Parker has been sentenced to over four years in prison.
Five killed as gunmen storm Kabul military academy in IS-claimed attack
Five people were killed and ten wounded in what’s been the third major attack in the city in several days.
Man standing trial for bomb attack on Dortmund's team bus was motivated by money
Sergej W claimed today that he didn’t intend to hurt or kill anyone.
Ten injured in Al-Qaeda bombing of St Petersburg supermarket
The blast was caused by a “homemade explosive device with the power equivalent to 200 grams of TNT”.
Man arrested over attempted murder of police officer in Derry
“Police believe the New IRA are responsible for this cowardly attack,” a detective said.
New York bombing accused posted to Donald Trump's Facebook before attack
No one but the bomber was seriously injured in Monday’s attack.
At least 235 dead in horror mosque bombing as leaders condemn 'barbaric attack'
The attack took place during weekly prayers at a mosque in Egypt, police officials said.
'The roof was blown off': At least 50 killed in suicide bombing at Nigerian mosque
“It was when the prayers were on that he set off his explosives,” a police spokesperson said.
Over 230 dead and 275 injured in worst single attack in Somalia's history
Doctors struggled to assist horrifically wounded victims following the blast, many burned beyond recognition.
At least 20 people killed in Somalia truck bombing
Government security official Mohamed Aden said that bombing took place in a busy part of the city.
Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square
The men in question also allegedly planned to target concerts in New York.