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  • Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 15:40
    TRIPwire, 1 December 2022 On 30 November 2022, Corning Police Department (CPD) announced the arrest of a male suspect after he attempted to vandalize the Corning Police Station and threw one improvised incendiary device (IID), described as a Molotov cocktail, at a police patrol vehicle and another IID at a parked car, as he led CPD officers on a foot pursuit on Solano Street. No further details about the IIDs have been released, and no injuries or damage was reported.
  • Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 15:38
    TRIPwire, 1 December 2022 On 1 December 2022, at approximately 1230 hours local time, Spanish National Police and TEDAX bomb disposal units responded and rendered safe a sixth IED concealed in a letter that was sent to the U.S. Embassy in Madrid. On 1 December, at approximately 0900 hours, a suspicious package was intercepted addressed to the Spanish defense minister. Also, on 1 December, at approximately 0300 hours, local police and TEDAX units were called to the Torrejon de Ardoz Airbase after security systems detected a suspicious package addressed to the European Union satellite center. According to authorities, X-rays showed that the envelope contained “some kind of mechanism.” On 30 November 2022, a suspicious package was discovered at a weapons company that manufactures C90 rocket launchers in Zaragoza, in the Aragon region and was rendered safe by TEDAX units. On 30 November, at approximately 1300 hours local time, Spanish National Police responded to the Ukrainian Embassy in Madrid after an employee was injured by an IED concealed in a letter, sent to the diplomatic delegation that deflagrated after opening. The employee was stated to have heard a click from the letter, throwing it away from himself, before the device inside deflagrated. TEDAX units responded to assist and conducted a post-blast analysis where they examined the remnants of the device, described as a cardboard envelope the size of a book containing a small homemade explosive, addressed to the ambassador by ordinary correspondence. According to media reporting, on 24 November 2022, a letter containing “pyrotechnic material” addressed to the prime minister of Spain, had been intercepted at the prime minister’s official residence. TEDAX units examined the suspicious packages, stating that all the letter bombs consisted of homemade devices sent in brown packages containing a loose gunpowder with an electrical ignition mechanism that would generate deflagration. The investigation is ongoing.
  • Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 15:36
    TRIPwire, 1 December 2022 On 1 December 2022, at approximately 0415 hours local time, Basel-Landschaft police responded after two unidentified suspects used explosives to attack a bank ATM at a shopping center in Fullinsdorf. No further details about the explosives have been released. The explosion destroyed the front of the ATM, but the safe remained intact and no cash was stolen. The incident remains under investigation.
  • Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 15:26
    TRIPwire, 1 December 2022 On 30 November 2022, at approximately 1300 hours local time, an explosion at the Al Jihad Madrassa school in Aybak in Samangan province, killed 19 people and injured at least 26 others. According to authorities, the explosion was due to a mine that was emplaced at the school, but no further details about the device have been released. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, and the investigation is ongoing.
  • Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 13:23
    TRIPwire, 30 November 2022 On 28 November 2022, Pembroke Park Police Department officers executed a search warrant at a storage facility in Hallandale Beach and discovered an explosive device and 500,000 rounds of stolen ammunition inside a storage unit. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad responded to assist and confirmed the existence of an explosive device as well as an “unknown secondary device.” No further device details were provided, and both devices were rendered safe. The investigation is ongoing.
  • Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 15:23

    TRIPwire, 30 November 2022

    On 30 November 2022, a suicide bomber functioned a person-borne IED (PBIED) after he rammed his vehicle into a police truck carrying security personnel deployed to protect vaccination campaign workers in Quetta. Four people were killed, and 30 others were injured. No further details about the PBIED have been released. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 15:21

    TRIPwire, 30 November 2022

    On 29 November 2022, at approximately 0300 hours local time, local authorities responded after unidentified suspects used explosives, described as dynamite, to attack an ATM at a bank in Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios. The blast destroyed the ATM and caused moderate damage to the bank. No further details about the explosives were provided, and it is not clear if any cash was stolen. The investigation is ongoing.

  • Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 15:48
    TRIPwire, 29 November 2022 On 29 November 2022, at approximately 0300 hours local time, unknown suspects used explosives to target an ATM in an apartment building on Muhldorfer Street in Anzing and fled the scene in a vehicle. No further details about the explosives have been released. The incident remains under investigation.
  • Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 15:47
    TRIPwire, 29 November 2022 On 28 November 2022, local authorities responded to a soccer field in Hellersdorf following the discovery of an IED, described as a “homemade pyro-explosive device”. The area was cordoned off and a second IED was discovered on the field. Local bomb technicians responded to assist and rendered the devices safe. No further device details were provided. The investigation is ongoing.
  • Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 15:46
    TRIPwire, 29 November 2022 On 26 November 2022, at approximately 1700 hours local time, unidentified suspects used an explosives-laden unmanned aircraft system (UAS) in conjunction with a small plane and pick-up trucks to attack the Encarnacion de Diaz municipal police station in Jalisco. No further details on the explosives were provided. Two police officers and two members of the armed group were killed in the incident. The investigation is ongoing.