briefcase bomb


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Noun1.briefcase bomb - a bomb consisting of an explosive and timer hidden inside a briefcasebriefcase bomb - a bomb consisting of an explosive and timer hidden inside a briefcase
bomb - an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
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After Al Gashmi, then the president, was killed by a briefcase bomb in 1978, Saleh manoeuvred to succeed him.
St Petersburg, Russia's second largest city, was the scene of an horrific ISIL attack when a briefcase bomb detonated on the underground in April, killing 14 people, while at least 45 others were injured in the incident.
55pm Fact-based thriller, recreating the 1944 plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler using a briefcase bomb.
In the perilous no-man's land of the Sonora desert, belief systems are tested, hearts are torn wide open, and the lives of both hostages and terrorists are placed in mortal danger, as Ahmed clings desperately to a nuclear briefcase bomb.
Valkyrie (Five, 9pm) | Fact-based thriller, re-creating the 1944 plot to assassinate Hitler using a briefcase bomb.
The bunker is most famous as the place Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg tried to kill the dictator by placing a briefcase bomb underneath the table during a staff meeting on July 20, 1944, the Daily Mail reports.
Questions also remained about from where the sophisticated briefcase bomb was procured and how it was transported to the national capital.
7, when a briefcase bomb killed 12 people outside a New Delhi courthouse.
eleven died and 76 were hurt when a briefcase bomb ripped through a crowd outside New Delhi High Court.
The 442 nuclear power plants on this planet represent that number of inviting - and largely unprotected - targets for any terrorists who want to turn their briefcase bomb into a devastating and dirty nuclear weapon.
In the World War Two thriller based on a true story of the unsuccessful attempt by German soldiers to kill Hitler, Cruise plays Colonel Claus Von Stauffenberg who plants a briefcase bomb under a table at Hitler's military headquarters.
Valkyrie tells the true story of Count Claus Von Stauffenberg's attempt to assassinate Hitler with a briefcase bomb towards the end of World War II.