Posts tagged as Explosive devices

State Police seizes illegal firearms

Monday, July 27, 2020

Officials of the State Police have removed a significant amount of firearms, their essential components, explosives and explosive devices from an illegal group discovered several months ago, State Police said July 27. One of the priorities of the Criminal Investigation Board of the State Police is the fight against illicit trafficking of firearms. Each year, permanent controls and a series of investigative actions are carried out. This year, the police obtained information on…

Explosive devices found in two London airports and Waterloo station

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

British counter-terrorism police launched an investigation on Tuesday after three suspicious packages were received in buildings at London’s Heathrow and City airports and Waterloo mainline railway station in the city centre. “The packages — all A4-sized white postal bags containing yellow Jiffy bags — have been assessed by specialist officers to be small improvised explosive devices,” police said in a statement. “The Met Police Counter Terrorism Command is treating the incidents…