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#Bombs

# bombs - Monday 25 February, 2019

'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin
# IRA
# IRA

'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin

Feb 25th 2019, 11:15 PM 7,925 Views 0 Comments

The attack on two pubs came at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

# bombs - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Counter-terror probe launched after two explosive devices found in London flat
# London
# London

Counter-terror probe launched after two explosive devices found in London flat

Nov 21st 2018, 9:38 PM 11,726 Views 6 Comments

No arrests have been made.

# bombs - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Man charged with sending bombs to Democrats had plastered van with pro-Trump signs
# Cesar Sayoc
# Cesar Sayoc

Man charged with sending bombs to Democrats had plastered van with pro-Trump signs

Oct 27th 2018, 11:12 AM 8,768 Views 0 Comments

Cesar Sayoc faces up to 48 years in prison.

# bombs - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Mail bombs to US political figures and the media: what we know
# Mail Bombs
# Mail Bombs

Mail bombs to US political figures and the media: what we know

Oct 24th 2018, 10:30 PM 13,126 Views 76 Comments

Police in a number of states are investigating finds.

# bombs - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Meath men get five years in prison for planting bomb at PSNI recruitment event
# Jailed
# Jailed

Meath men get five years in prison for planting bomb at PSNI recruitment event

Sep 21st 2017, 6:50 PM 13,245 Views 29 Comments

A sat-nav was able to link the men to the crime.

# bombs - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Suspect in Barcelona attack says terror cell planned to target monuments
# Bombs
# Bombs

Suspect in Barcelona attack says terror cell planned to target monuments

Aug 23rd 2017, 8:10 AM 17,401 Views 0 Comments

Four suspects appeared in court yesterday.

# bombs - Sunday 7 May, 2017

50,000 evacuated after World War II bombs found in German city
# Hanover
# Hanover

50,000 evacuated after World War II bombs found in German city

May 7th 2017, 1:21 PM 11,194 Views 23 Comments

Seven retirement and nursing homes were affected and some rail traffic through the city was disrupted.

# bombs - Friday 14 April, 2017

What is the 'Mother of All Bombs'?
# Guided Bomb
# Guided Bomb

What is the 'Mother of All Bombs'?

Apr 14th 2017, 8:32 AM 25,327 Views 67 Comments

Here’s what the bomb – dropped by the US on Afghanistan yesterday – involves.

# bombs - Friday 10 February, 2017

Three bombs discovered in vehicle during garda search in Kildare
# Naas
# Naas

Three bombs discovered in vehicle during garda search in Kildare

Feb 10th 2017, 6:52 AM 26,814 Views 20 Comments

The Defence Forces were called to the scene.

# bombs - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Trump will have tough decisions to make about his somewhat decrepit nuclear arsenal
# Explosive
# Explosive

Trump will have tough decisions to make about his somewhat decrepit nuclear arsenal

Dec 21st 2016, 9:00 PM 12,816 Views 33 Comments

Many are now asking how vulnerable US nuclear weapons are to cyber threats.

# bombs - Friday 5 August, 2016

Police find weapons stash with some items "ready to use"
# Armagh
# Armagh

Police find weapons stash with some items "ready to use"

Aug 5th 2016, 9:10 PM 11,292 Views 35 Comments

Police said the items were in the “advanced stages of readiness”.

# bombs - Monday 11 July, 2016

Dallas shooter was planning to bomb North Texas, say police
# Dallas Shootings
# Dallas Shootings

Dallas shooter was planning to bomb North Texas, say police

Jul 11th 2016, 8:10 AM 13,228 Views 52 Comments

Police found bomb-making materials and a journal outlining plans in Micah Johnson’s apartment.

# bombs - Friday 18 March, 2016

Homes evacuated for hours overnight after viable bomb thrown
# Cork
# Cork

Homes evacuated for hours overnight after viable bomb thrown

Mar 18th 2016, 11:34 AM 18,703 Views 11 Comments

The Army has now handed the bomb parts back to gardaí for their investigation.

# bombs - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Staff at Paris airport angry after finding fake bombs ordered by American embassy
# Plane Crazy
# Plane Crazy

Staff at Paris airport angry after finding fake bombs ordered by American embassy

Jan 28th 2016, 7:30 AM 30,914 Views 42 Comments

The exercise was called “irresponsible”.

# bombs - Friday 15 January, 2016

'Lonely' woman who made Alan Kelly and Dáil bomb hoaxes also threatened Michael D Higgins
# Courts
# Courts

'Lonely' woman who made Alan Kelly and Dáil bomb hoaxes also threatened Michael D Higgins

Jan 15th 2016, 5:45 PM 22,572 Views 74 Comments

Anne Fennell’s sentence has been adjourned to allow for the medical treatment.

# bombs - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Here are the films that bombed the hardest this year
# Box Office Flops
# Box Office Flops

Here are the films that bombed the hardest this year

Dec 31st 2015, 4:01 PM 26,751 Views 37 Comments

You probably didn’t see many of these.

# bombs - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Kim Jong-Un says he has a hydrogen bomb, but nobody really believes him
# Kim Jong Boom
# Kim Jong Boom

Kim Jong-Un says he has a hydrogen bomb, but nobody really believes him

Dec 10th 2015, 8:41 PM 21,183 Views 66 Comments

A thermonuclear bomb in the hands of North Korea would be a dangerous thing, but there’s a lot of scepticism over it.

# bombs - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

France has dropped 16 more bombs on the Islamic State group in Syria
# France
# France

France has dropped 16 more bombs on the Islamic State group in Syria

Nov 17th 2015, 6:59 AM 21,684 Views 84 Comments

Meanwhile, the hunt for Salah Abdeslam continues.

# bombs - Saturday 10 October, 2015

86 killed, 186 wounded in double bomb blast in Turkey's capital
# Horror
# Horror

86 killed, 186 wounded in double bomb blast in Turkey's capital

Oct 10th 2015, 3:32 PM 22,840 Views 69 Comments

The blasts took place at a rally for peace in the capital Ankara this morning. They represent the worst terrorist atrocity in Turkey’s history.

# bombs - Monday 17 August, 2015

Bangkok bombing: 19 confirmed dead, 120 injured
# Thailand
# Thailand

Bangkok bombing: 19 confirmed dead, 120 injured

Aug 17th 2015, 10:48 PM 49,208 Views 90 Comments

Police confirm a bomb exploded in the downtown Chidlom district at about 7pm local time.

# bombs - Sunday 9 August, 2015

"Clawing at the earth, swelling as if with its regurgitation of all the life that it had consumed"
# On This Day
# On This Day

"Clawing at the earth, swelling as if with its regurgitation of all the life that it had consumed"

Aug 9th 2015, 7:45 AM 11,506 Views 113 Comments

It’s 70 years to the day since the bomb was dropped on Nagasaki.

# bombs - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

This teen was found guilty of plotting to murder soldiers
# Pipe Bomb Threat
# Pipe Bomb Threat

This teen was found guilty of plotting to murder soldiers

Apr 29th 2015, 9:55 PM 19,581 Views 52 Comments

He also groomed an impressionable teenager, police said.

# bombs - Saturday 14 March, 2015

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released
# Miscarriage Of Justice
# Miscarriage Of Justice

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released

Mar 14th 2015, 8:45 AM 22,102 Views 103 Comments

The men spent 16 years in prison – for a crime they didn’t commit.

# bombs - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Buses stopped leaving depot as army makes bomb equipment safe
# Phibsborough
# Phibsborough

Buses stopped leaving depot as army makes bomb equipment safe

Jan 22nd 2015, 5:58 PM 13,265 Views 3 Comments

The incident occurred this afternoon in Dublin.

# bombs - Monday 12 January, 2015

Police shoot six people dead after they 'tried to detonate bombs'
# China
# China

Police shoot six people dead after they 'tried to detonate bombs'

Jan 12th 2015, 6:16 PM 13,654 Views 24 Comments

At least 200 people have been killed in the Xinjiang region in the last year.

# bombs - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Bomb squad make safe two viable IEDs in Mayo
# Suspect Devices
# Suspect Devices

Bomb squad make safe two viable IEDs in Mayo

Nov 13th 2014, 6:23 PM 9,980 Views 24 Comments

Gardaí discovered the devices earlier this afternoon.

# bombs - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

These declassified photos show the final preparations of the nuclear bombs used on Hiroshima And Nagasaki
# WWII
# WWII

These declassified photos show the final preparations of the nuclear bombs used on Hiroshima And Nagasaki

Oct 14th 2014, 7:15 AM 16,592 Views 82 Comments

The “Little Boy” and “Fat Man” nuclear bombs killed tens of thousands of people.

# bombs - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

War against Islamic State group 'is not America's fight alone' says Obama
# Airstrikes
# Airstrikes

War against Islamic State group 'is not America's fight alone' says Obama

Sep 24th 2014, 7:53 AM 4,111 Views 59 Comments

US Secretary of State John Kerry said ancient treasures in Iraq and Syria have become the causalities of warfare.

# bombs - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Five Palestinians from the same family killed by Israeli warplane attacks
# Levelled
# Levelled

Five Palestinians from the same family killed by Israeli warplane attacks

Aug 23rd 2014, 11:46 AM 5,202 Views 144 Comments

Israel has vowed no let-up until it can guarantee the safety of its civilians.

# bombs - Thursday 21 August, 2014

More NI bombing incidents in last year than a decade ago
# Explosive
# Explosive

More NI bombing incidents in last year than a decade ago

Aug 21st 2014, 12:48 PM 5,294 Views 20 Comments

Paramilitary style assaults are also on the rise, according to figures from the PSNI.

# bombs - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Over 28,000 meals and 5,600 litres of water dropped over northern Iraq amid continued air strikes
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Over 28,000 meals and 5,600 litres of water dropped over northern Iraq amid continued air strikes

Aug 9th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,004 Views 47 Comments

US warplanes bombed Islamic State positions in northern Iraq yesterday.

# bombs - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff
# Conflict
# Conflict

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff

Jul 24th 2014, 10:58 PM 22,390 Views 359 Comments

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon called for the killing to stop now.

# bombs - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Three mortar shells hit Israel, just as ceasefire starts
# Gaza
# Gaza

Three mortar shells hit Israel, just as ceasefire starts

Jul 17th 2014, 11:00 AM 6,139 Views 236 Comments

The ceasefire is designed to allow aid reach Gaza.

# bombs - Monday 14 July, 2014

Gaza truce efforts ongoing as Egypt mediates discussions
# Talks
# Talks

Gaza truce efforts ongoing as Egypt mediates discussions

Jul 14th 2014, 10:23 PM 5,095 Views 44 Comments

Egypt is mediating discussions of a ceasefire to end seven days of violence.

# bombs - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Iraqi forces attempt to retake northern city of Tikrit
# Escalating
# Escalating

Iraqi forces attempt to retake northern city of Tikrit

Jun 29th 2014, 7:13 PM 5,304 Views 43 Comments

Tikrit is said to be a hotbed of antipathy toward Iraq’s Shiite-led government.

# bombs - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

On this day in 1974 the IRA bombed the Houses of Parliament in London
# Past
# Past

On this day in 1974 the IRA bombed the Houses of Parliament in London

Jun 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 11,380 Views 176 Comments

During the year, 1974, there was an extensive number of bombings carried out in the UK by the IRA.

# bombs - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Here's how Dublin and Monaghan will mark the 40th anniversary of 1974 bombings
# Dublin Monaghan
# Dublin Monaghan

Here's how Dublin and Monaghan will mark the 40th anniversary of 1974 bombings

May 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,472 Views 63 Comments

There will be three events over the next two days to commemorate the 33 people killed in the bombings.

# bombs - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

€48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings
# Support
# Support

€48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

May 7th 2014, 10:25 AM 5,477 Views 16 Comments

The Tánaiste met with a support group for victims and the families of those killed yesterday.

# bombs - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Pics: Before and after - Boston since the marathon bombings
# Then And Now
# Then And Now

Pics: Before and after - Boston since the marathon bombings

Apr 15th 2014, 7:57 AM 11,113 Views 5 Comments

A look at Boston on the day of the bombings, and today.

# bombs - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Army experts called in, as three explosive devices found in Tallaght
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Army experts called in, as three explosive devices found in Tallaght

Mar 22nd 2014, 7:40 PM 16,977 Views 24 Comments

The devices were made safe at the scene. No controlled explosions were necessary.

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