World War II Machine Gun Nest Uncovered in Slovakia

09/01/2024 Slovacchia, (Slovenská republika), Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj)  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Kostolná-Záriečie. According to a Miami Herald report, a farmer in western Slovakia discovered the lower portion of a World War II–era Nazi machine…

Hluti úr sprengju kom í veiðarfærin

09/01/2024 Islanda, Norðurland eystra, Eyjafjarðarsýsla, Akureyri  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Setja bókamerki Hluti úr breskri sprengju kom í veiðarfæri ís­fisk­tog­ar­ans Bjarg­ar EA 7 við veiðar á Rifs­bakka í gær, að því er seg­ir í…

Landmine blast

U Ba Tin Win, 56, a local man from Ashaemrauk Ward, lost his left leg after he stepped on a landmine at about 2 p.m. on January 1 while herding his cattle in a farm near a security checkpoint in Rathedaung. Source: dmediag.com Birmania (Myanmar)–Stato Rakhine-Sittwe-Rathedaung L’esplosione di una mina ferisce gravemente un 56-enne. La…

Massive dumping ground of WWII-era munitions discovered off Los Angeles coast

08/01/2024 Stati Uniti (United States-USA), California (CA), Los Angeles County  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. BY ROSANNA XIA It’s not just toxic chemical waste and mysterious barrels that litter the seafloor off the coast of…

Allegheny County Bomb Squad called to dispose of WWII-era mortar round in Waynesburg

08/01/2024 Stati Uniti (United States-USA), Pennsylvania (PA)  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Greene County. BY JON ANDREASSI. Waynesburg police called on the Allegheny County Bomb Squad Wednesday for help disposing of World War II-era explosives….

La Guardia Civil neutraliza dos cohetes anti granizo potencialmente peligrosos en una finca agropecuaria

08/01/2024 Spagna, (España), Castiglia-La Mancia (Castilla-La Mancha), Albacete  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Técnicos Especialistas en Desactivación de Artefactos Explosivos (TEDAX) de la Guardia Civil neutralizaron a finales de año dos cohetes granífugos (anti granizo),…

Landmine blast

Ko Maung Hsan Win, the 23-year-old man, stepped on a landmine in front of the military’s Rathedaung-based Light Infantry Battalion No. 537 while scavenging for fish together with four others. Source: dmediag.com Birmania (Myanmar)–Stato Rakhine-Sittwe–Rathedaung L’esplosione di una mina ferisce gravemente un 23-enne. La vittima cercava di procurarsi del pesce. Quattro i feriti Biography of…

Intact Russian Kinzhal ‘hypersonic’ missile was unearthed in Kyiv

07/01/2024 Ucraina (Україна), Oblast’ di Kiev (Київська область), Kiev (Київ)  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. By Boyko Nikolov Images have surfaced, reportedly showing an unexploded Russian Kh-47M2 Kinzhal missile. Ukrainian sources suggest that this missile…

Malaga, a Second World War weapons testing ground

07/01/2024 Spagna, (España), Andalusia, (Andalucía), Málaga  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Francisco Griñán The torpedo is set to blow up nearly 87 years too late. All theories as to the sinking of the Republican army’s…

10 hand grenades recovered from haystack in Jessore

07/01/2024 Bangladesh, Khulna, Jessore  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Police on Friday recovered 10 unexploded hand grenades from a haystack at a house near the Benapole border in Jessore. Benapole port police station Officer-in-Charge (OC)…

Landmine explosion leaves child dead and two others injured in Al-Raqqah countryside

A child was killed and two others were injured due to the explosion of an old landmine, while they were playing in a farmland in Khaneyz village in northern Al-Raqqah city. Source: syriahr.com Siria–Al Raqqa Zona Khaneyz. L’esplosione di una mina uccide un bambino e ferisce due coetanei. Le vittime giocavano con l’ordigno. Biography of…

Grenade found at thrift store in Georgetown

06/01/2024 Stati Uniti (United States-USA), Ohio (OH)  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Brown County, Pleasant Township. By Mason Watson. Emergency units from the Georgetown Police Department and the Georgetown Fire/EMS responded to the Lighthouse Thrift…

Magneetvisser stuit op granaat in Voorhout

06/01/2024 Olanda, (Nederland), Olanda Meridionale (Zuid-Holland)  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Door Stijn Zandbergen Teylingen. Voorhout – Een magneetvisser heeft zaterdagmiddag een bijzonder voorwerp opgevist aan de Eerste Elsgeesterweg: een brisant-pantsergranaat. De visser schakelde de…

Granaten im Matzner Wald gefunden

06/01/2024 Austria (Österreich), Bassa Austria (Niederösterreich), Gänserndorf, Matzner Wald  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Elisabeth Bendl Im Matzner Wald wurden – nun bald 80 Jahre nach dem 2. Weltkrieg – Granaten gefunden. Profis der Munitionsbergung…

Three kids killed in landmine explosion in N. Waziristan

According to the police, three children were killed in a landmine explosion in Khajuri area of Mir Ali in North Waziristan. Source: gnnhd.tv Pakistan–Khyber Pakhtunkhwa–Nord-Waziristan (North Waziristan)–Mir Ali Zona Khajuri. L’esplosione di una mina uccide tre bambini. Le vittime pascolavano animali. Biography of a Bomb

Quang Tri works to live safely with bombs, mines by 2025

05/01/2024 Vietnam, Bac Trung Bộ, Quang Tri  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. The central province of Quang Tri has taken bold steps to live safely with bombs and mines left over from wars by 2025….

Military to detonate ordnance in Joshua Tree

05/01/2024 Stati Uniti (United States-USA), California (CA), San Bernardino County  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. An explosive ordnance disposal technician at the Twentynine Palms combat center, displays unexploded explosive ordinance during a class in Twentynine…

Unexploded bomb found by member of public in Molesey

05/01/2024 Regno Unito, (UK), Inghilterra, (England), Surrey, Elmbridge  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. By Kirstie McCrum An unexploded bomb found by a member of the public in Molesey today (Thursday) has been dealt with by…

Landmine explosion kills a man and injures his wife at a pomelo farm in Kyaikto

A husband and wife stepped on a landmine which killed him and injured his wife at a pomelo farm in Angabo Village, Kyaikto Township at around 11:50 am on December 28, according to locals. Source: elevenmyanmar.com Birmania (Myanmar)–Stato Mon-Thaton-Kyike Hto Zona Angabo. L’esplosione di una mina uccide e ferisce due coniugi, (la moglie resta gravemente…

Pronađene dvije zolje iz Domovinskog rata u Visuću

04/01/2024 Croazia, (Hrvatska), Dalmazia, (Dalmacija), Lika-Segna (Ličko-senjska županija), Gospić (Gospićki)  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. PU ličko-senjska izvijestila je da je jedan građanin na području Visuća pronašao eksplozivna sredstva. Policijski službenik za protueksplozijsku zaštitu potvrdio…

CMAC removed over 3 million UXOs from 1992 to 2023

04/01/2024 Cambogia (Cambodia)  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. The UXOs were removed by CMAC from 1992 to 2023 from 1,735 square kilometres, which included 580,000 anti-personnel mines, 11,000 anti-tank mines, 120,000 cluster and aerial bombs,…

Civilian dies from landmine explosion in Kyike Hto

45-year-old U Nine Win and 40-year-old Daw Mi Mi went to a nearby pomelo plantation to collect wood about noon, when they stepped on a landmine. Source: rehmonnya.org Birmania (Myanmar)–Stato Mon-Thaton-Kyike Hto Zona Ka Bo. L’esplosione di una mina uccide e ferisce due coniugi, (la moglie resta gravemente ferita). Le vittime lavoravano in una piantagione…

Minsko- eksplozivna sredstva pronađena na dvije lokacije

03/01/2024 Croazia, (Hrvatska)  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Brod-Posavina. Jučer, 2. siječnja na području Policijske uprave brodsko-posavske dvoje građana je prilikom obrade njive pronašlo minsko- esplozivna sredstva. Oko 10 sati muškarac je prilikom obrade njive…

Wild waves push WWII-era bomb onto California beach

03/01/2024 Stati Uniti (United States-USA), California (CA), Santa Cruz County  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. THAO NGUYEN A World War II-era practice bomb washed ashore on a California beach on New Year’s Eve after dangerously…

Unexploded mortar shell blast kills 3 minor sisters in Paktia

Three sisters as young as eight years old were killed when an unexploded mortar shell went off in Zurmat district southeastern Paktia province Source: pajhwok.com Afghanistan–Paktia (Paktika) Territorio Zurmat. L’esplosione di un residuato bellico uccide tre sorelle di otto anni.   Biography of a Bomb

Explosieven Opruimingsdienst rukt in 2023 bijna 2.000 keer uit: van oorlogsbom tot plofkraakmunitie

02/01/2024 Olanda, (Nederland) “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Oude oorlogsbommen, zwaar vuurwerk en plofkraakmunitie. De Explosieven Opruimingsdienst Defensie (EOD) rukte dit jaar tot nu toe 1.995 keer uit om projectielen met ontploffingsgevaar te vernietigen. Dit…

301 misiuni pirotehnice ale pompierilor ieșeni de la începutul anului

02/01/2024 Romania, (România), Moldavia, Iași “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. De la începutul anului 2023, echipa pirotehnică din cadrul Inspectoratului pentru Situaţii de Urgenţă “Mihail Sturdza” al judeţului Iaşi a efectuat 301 de misiuni pirotehnice,…

Landmine blast injuries 4 children in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

Four children were injured on Monday due to a landmine blast of the remnants of war in a town in the northern countryside of Deir ez-Zor Governorate, eastern Syria. Source: npasyria.com Siria–Deir el-Zor L’esplosione di una mina ferisce quattro bambini. Biography of a Bomb

Roban explosivos de una cantera en Alto Paraná

01/01/2024 Paraguay “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Una gran cantidad de explosivos fueron hurtados de una cantera en la localidad de Mbaracayu, departamento de Alto Paraná. El hecho fue informado a la Policía Nacional. Agentes…

Här spränger polisen granaten vid Svingeln

01/01/2024 Svezia (Sverige), Götaland, Västra Götaland, Göteborg “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Här spränger polisen granaten vid Svingeln Source: gp.se Selv om granaten har ligget en stund, vil vi oppfordre folk til ikke å røre…

Child killed and two others injured in landmine explosion in Daraa countryside

A child was killed and two others of Bedouin tribes were injured, as a result of the explosion of an old landmine, between Al-Naimah and Saida towns, east of Daraa. Source: syriahr.com Siria–Daraa L’esplosione di una mina celata in un campo situato tra i territori Al-Naimah e Saida uccide un bambino e ferisce due adulti….

Donetsk Sappers Conduct Rigorous Demining Efforts in Volnovakha Region

31/12/2023 Ucraina (Україна), Oblast’ di Donec’k (Донецька область) “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. By: Rizwan Shah In a recent development, sappers from the Vostok group of forces, specifically, the Storm unit of the motorized rifle…

White Settlement home renovator finds grenade inside walls, officials say

31/12/2023 Stati Uniti (United States-USA), Texas (TX), Tarrant County, Fort Worth “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. A new owner renovating a home in White Settlement was shocked to discover a hand grenade inside the walls….

UXOs removed

31/12/2023 Sudan, (Sūdān), Darfur (Dār Fūr), Nyala “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. The Baladna Organisation for Social Development, which also works in the field of collecting explosive devices that have not detonated as intended (UXOs)…

Na dne jazera pri Jakubove našli podozrivý predmet. Môže ísť o bombu z 2. svetovej vojny

30/12/2023 Slovacchia, (Slovenská republika), Bratislava (Bratislavy), Malacky  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Na dne vypusteného jazera pri Jakubove v okrese Malacky sa našiel podozrivý predmet pripomínajúci leteckú bombu z 2. svetovej vojny. Informuje o tom…

Hayan un proyectil de la Guerra Civil en un arroyo de Villanueva de la Cañada

30/12/2023 Spagna, (España), Madrid  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Un senderista ha hallado un proyectil de 105 milímetros, presumiblemente de la época de la Guerra Civil, en un arroyo de la localidad de Villanueva de…

Ưu tiên bố trí nguồn lực khắc phục hậu quả bom mìn

30/12/2023 Vietnam  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Sau chiến tranh, dù còn khó khăn, nhưng Việt Nam luôn ưu tiên bố trí nguồn lực khá lớn cho khắc phục hậu quả bom mìn. Việt Nam…

8 bomba tinanim sa harap ng presinto

29/12/2023 Filippine, Luzon, Cordillera  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Jaypie Ayon sa Mayoyao Police Station (MPS), kinabibilangan ang mga bomba ang isang 81 mm na may fuse at pitong 81 mm na wala nang fuse…

La provincia de Teruel lidera la localización de explosivos de la Guerra Civil en España

29/12/2023 Spagna, (España), Aragona (Aragón-Aragó-Aragoi), Teruel  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Laura Castel La provincia de Teruel lidera las intervenciones para la localización y desactivación de explosivos de la Guerra Civil en España. El equipo…

Two killed in Kashmore landmine explosion

According to details, the incident took place in village Gahi Khan Bhaiyo where a landmine went off with big bang Source: nation.com.pk Pakistan–Sindh-Kashmore Zona Kandhkot, località Gahi Khan Bhaiyo. L’esplosione di una mina uccide due residenti e ferisce altre due persone. Biography of a Bomb

ANAMA: 64 mines found in liberated territories

28/12/2023 Azerbaijan  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Abbas Ganbay From 18 to 24 December, 11 anti-tank mines, 53 anti-personnel mines, and 307 unexploded ordnance were found in the territories liberated from occupation, Azernews reports, citing…

Helping children in the aftermath of the northern Ethiopia conflict

28/12/2023 Etiopia (Ethiopia)  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. For 2 years – between November 2020 and November 2022 – northern Ethiopia saw a devastating conflict that brought widespread suffering, hardship, and trauma amongst the civilian…

Was a gas-cylinder sized bomb found in Gemas?

28/12/2023 Malesia  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. Speaking to reporters, Tampin Deputy Police Chief DSP Amiruddien Sariman said that the Operations Room of the district police headquarters received information from the public about the discovery…

Three children injured by landmine explosion in Al-Bokamal

Three children, aged between 13-15 years, were injured, due to the explosion of an old landmine, while they were herding livestock in Al-Suwaiaaha village, in Al-Bokamal city in Deir Ezzor countryside Source: syriahr.com Siria–Deir el-Zor–Abu Kamal–Kamal (Al-Bukamal) Territorio Al-Suwaiaaha. L’esplosione di una mina ferisce tre ragazzi di età compresa tra i 13 e 15 anni….

Hand tractor hits unexploded grenade, shattered External Inbox

27/12/2023 Filippine, Mindanao, Maguindanao  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. John Unson A motorized hand tractor of a Moro farmer was destroyed when its plow hit an unexploded 40 millimeter grenade projectile in Barangay Sapalan in…

Unexploded Mortar Shell Claims a Life in Jammu and Kashmir

27/12/2023 India, Kashmir, Jammu, Poonch, Samba  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. By: Rafia Tasleem In a tragic incident fraught with the echoes of conflict, a man lost his life while another suffered injuries in the…

Laos Was Collateral Damage in the U.S.’ Secret War

27/12/2023 Laos  “If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”. A horrific image haunts me: my father amputating a little girl’s leg to stop her from bleeding to death. The girl attended the same village school as my…