Improvised explosives

U.S. forces and Afghan commandos are seen in Asad Khil near the site of a U.S. bombing in the Achin district of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 17, 2017. U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Thursday struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with the largest non-nuclear weapon every used in combat by the U.S. military, Pentagon officials said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
April 15, 2017 - 8:17 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of militants killed in an attack by the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military has risen to 94, an Afghan official said Saturday. Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar, said the number of Islamic State...
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U.S. forces and Afghan commandos are seen in Asad Khil near the site of a U.S. bombing in the Achin district of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 17, 2017. U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Thursday struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with the largest non-nuclear weapon every used in combat by the U.S. military, Pentagon officials said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
April 15, 2017 - 7:07 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of militants killed in an attack by the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military has risen to 94, an Afghan official said Saturday. Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar, said the number of Islamic State...
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An officer stands guard as police cordon off a large area around a subway station on a busy commercial street Saturday night, April 8, 2017, after finding what they described as a "bomb-like" device, in Oslo, Norway. The official police Twitter account said one man has been arrested and Police Chief Vidar Pedersen said police were working to disarm it. (Fredrik Varfjell /NTB scanpix via AP)
April 09, 2017 - 12:35 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A 17-year-old asylum-seeker from Russia was arrested Sunday in connection with an explosive device found near a busy subway station in Norway's capital that police defused before it detonated, authorities said. The youth was detained on suspicion of handling explosives,...
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A Somali soldier, left, stands by the wreckage of a passing minibus that was destroyed in a suicide car bomb attack near the defense ministry compound in Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, April 9, 2017. Somalia's new military chief Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Jimale survived the blast which targeted the convoy he was traveling in with senior military officials, police say, but a number of soldiers and civilians were killed. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
April 09, 2017 - 12:03 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's new military chief survived a suicide car bomb attack Sunday just moments after he was sworn in with a mandate to launch a new offensive against Islamic extremists. Thirteen people were killed the attack. Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Jimale had just been sworn into office...
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April 09, 2017 - 7:51 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's new military chief survived a suicide car bomb attack on Sunday that killed 13 people, police say. The bomb exploded near Somalia's defense ministry compound in Mogadishu, where police say. Five soldiers and at least 8 civilians travelling in a passing minibus...
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April 09, 2017 - 6:47 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says a suicide car bomber exploded near a convoy carrying senior army officials who had just left the defense ministry where the new army chief took over. Col. Ahmed Hassan said there are casualties but he could not give further details. A huge...
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April 06, 2017 - 1:55 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Passengers on a flight set to travel from Toronto to Chicago have experienced lengthy delays after what U.S. authorities describe as a security breach aboard the plane. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says officials found what they describe as a mock improvised explosive device...
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April 06, 2017 - 1:23 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A roadside bomb exploded and killed at least 10 people in a minibus in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region Thursday evening, a local official said. Five others were injured and the death toll could rise, Nur Abdullahi told The Associated Press. The massive bomb buried beside...
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April 05, 2017 - 6:09 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A massive car bomb blast at a restaurant in Somalia's capital killed at least seven people, police said Wednesday. Several others were injured in the blast near the ministries of internal security and youth and sports in Mogadishu, Col. Ahmed Hashi said. There was no...
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April 05, 2017 - 5:52 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Police in Somalia say a car bomb blast at a restaurant in the capital has killed at least seven people. Col. Ahmed Hashi says several others were injured in the massive blast Wednesday near the ministries of internal security and youth and sports in Mogadishu. There has...
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