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remove the triggering device from


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Police said that unknown saboteurs had fitted a 15 kilo bomb with the gate of Imambargah in Tank, but it was defused police, bomb disposal squad and army were alerted by an informer.
BEIRUT: Lebanese Army technicians over the weekend discovered and defused an improvised explosive device at the northern border with Syria, the military announced in a statement.
Colonel Ghaleb Attia, the spokesman of Diyala police told the reporter of the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that "anti- explosives detachments defused two car bombs found near a secret camp for the Islamic State fighters in the Hamrin Mountains region, northeast of Baquba.
An expert team immediately rushed to the scene and defused the device which was ready to blow up.
706 bombs were defused in 2012, 239 of which weighed more than 50 kilos, Reuters reported.
The anti-terror squad and the anti-explosive experts searched the two cars and defused the home-made bombs, which were planted in one of the vehicles.
The anti-terror squad and anti-explosive experts searched the two cars and defused the home-made bombs, which were planted in one of the vehicles.
Abdul Haq, 43, who had defused more than 60 bombs in his career, was headed to the suburb of Badhaber in the city of Peshawar after being called out to deal with a device.
Numerous events (plotted by the enemies) have happened in the country in the past few years which have been defused due to the desirable performance of the intelligence ministry and other Iranian intelligence and security bodies," Chairman of the parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi told FNA on Saturday.
INDIAN Army on Tuesday defused an improvised explosive device ( IED) in the city outskirts which was similar to the Boston Marathon cooker bomb.
The huge bomb was defused by Sgt Michael Gibson, of the Royal Engineers, who was awarded a George Cross.
Jammu, June 28 ( ANI ): Police on Thursday identified and defused a bomb in a suitcase near a petrol pump in city's Ranbir Singh Pura area.
A MASSIVE British World War II-era bomb that triggered the evacuation of about half of the 107,0 residents of Germany's western city of Koblenz was yesterday successfully defused, authorities said.
The object turned out to be an RPG shell and was successfully defused with no damage reported, police said.
ZARANJ (PAN): Weapons, ammunition and drugs were seized during a police raid, while 10 ready-to-fire rockets were defused in the southwestern province of Nimroz, officials said on Wednesday.