GANGS running cannabis factories across Britain are putting police lives at risks with deadly boobytraps
The court will also hear from an expert in the health of newborn babies, and an engineer and surveyor who examined the dungeon to find out whether Fritzl rigged up boobytraps
to gas or electrocute Elisabeth and the children if they tried to escape.
Pte Manny Lynch, 19, below, part of a Black Watch convoy braced for roadside boobytraps
and suicide bombs, said: "I'm angry and nervous."
Yesterday, a police team searched around his isolated farm - apparently to ensure no boobytraps
or explosive devices had been laid.
Part one of this three-show series concentrates on the IRA, whose deadly arsenal evolved over 30 years of the Troubles from nail bombs and crude car bombs to "barrack buster" mortars and mercury-activated undercar boobytraps
NORTHERN Ireland troops were last night clearing mines and boobytraps
from 4,500 square miles of southern Iraq.
It took 24 hours to clear the area of boobytraps and remove the weapons.
A Marine explosive expert, Staff Sergeant Colin Hill, said the arms hoard included thousands of rounds of ammunition, a Chinese-made rocket launcher, an anti-tank gun, an anti-aircraft gun, mortars, hundreds of grenades, AK-47 rifles, other rifles, explosives, timers, boobytrap devices, and bomb-making equipmen.
At one end of the 100ft barn the marines found the arms cache - a rocket propelled grenade launcher, missiles, grenades, small arms, rifles, 25 tubes packed with explosives, plastic explosive for boobytraps
, fuses and detonation wire.
Meanwhile, twisted Serbs have left boobytraps
in the homes of refugees returning to Kosovo.
We step through row on row of charred houses, home now only to small families of potbellied pigs - and possibly boobytraps
They are also equipped with remote control robot vehicles which can be sent out to investigate boobytraps
or suspected mines.