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20 MARCH 2019: PAPUA, INDONESIA

Gunfire was exchanged between the Free Papua Organization armed separatist (KKSB) group and the Mobile Brigade Corps at Mugi Airport. The Corps were securing a helicopter that had arrived at the airport when the militants fired shots at them. The Corps retaliated injuring two militants, Ipda Rahman and Bharada Ravi Fitrah Kurniawan, and killing one,…

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6 MARCH 2019: COLOGNE, GERMANY

Three men attempted to steal a cash-in-transit vehicle near the arrivals area at Cologne-Bonn airport. The men shot and injured at least one security guard. They later set fire to their getaway car on the outskirts of the city.

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6 MARCH 2019: JALALABAD, AFGHANISTAN

A suicide bomber detonated a device outside offices belonging to eBe, a construction company located near Jalalabad Airport. Other militants then stormed the building and a gun battle between armed forces and the militants ensued. 16 employees of eBe and an intelligence officer were killed in the attack; nine others were wounded. All five attackers…

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5 MARCH 2019: LONDON, ENGLAND

Three crude improvised explosive devices were sent to the post room at Waterloo train station and the head offices of London City and Heathrow airports. The IEDs, capable of creating a small fire, were each packaged in an A4 white envelope bag and a Jiffy bag. The addresses were handwritten on the packages and sent…

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27 FEBRUARY 2019: MONTREAL, CANADA

CBC reported that they had obtained internal documents about a cyber-attack on the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) perpetrated in November 2016. The cyberattack is believed to have come from an organisation known as Emissary Panda. The ‘watering hole’ attack, whereby hackers target frequent visitors of the website, allowed the hacker to access more than…

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23 FEBRUARY 2019: MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA

Boko Haram claimed to have fired ten missiles in Maiduguri, targeting military locations and the airport. Airport authorities stated there had been no damage to the airport. The alleged attack occurred moments before the country’s parliamentary and presidential elections began.