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car bomb

n.
An explosive device that is placed in a motor vehicle and detonated in order to kill people or destroy nearby property, especially as an act of terrorism.

car′ bomb`


n.
a bomb hidden in a car or similar vehicle, used esp. as a terrorist weapon.
[1970–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.car bomb - a bomb placed in a car and wired to explode when the ignition is started or by remote control or by a timing devicecar bomb - a bomb placed in a car and wired to explode when the ignition is started or by remote control or by a timing device
bomb - an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
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BAGHDAD / Nina / Two people were killed and seven others were wounded on Saturday by the explosion of a car bomb in a direct car selling show in al-Habibiya area eastern Baghdad.
Car bomb attacks in Baghdad and the Iraqi province of Diyala, mostly claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group, have killed at least 30 people, police and medical sources said today.
BAGHDAD, July 13 (KUNA) -- Around 14 Iraqis were killed and 35 others injured Monday in series of car bomb explosions that took place in a number of areas in the Iraqi capital.
The last car bomb went off near a bus stop in Khazimiyah killing three people and wounded 15, police said.
Homs, (SANA) - Seven citizens were killed and 55 others got injured as a terrorist car bomb went off in Homs city.
A car bomb killed two and injured five others in Al-Baladiyat town Eastern Baghdad, while another two were killed and seven injured in a car explosion in the nearby Jamila neighborhood, Iraqi police told Kuwait News Agency.
One car bomb in Sadr city killed four people and wounded six, while another killed two and wounded seven.
Baghdad, Jumada I 14, 1435, Mar 15, 2014, SPA -- A series of car bomb attacks targeting commercial areas and a restaurant killed at least 19 people Saturday in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, authorities said.
Another car bomb detonated near a group of laborers who were waiting to be hired for a day-long job in New Baghdad district in the southeastern part of the capital, killing four people and wounding 15 others, the source said.
15 ( ANI ): Nearly 26 people were killed and 81 wounded in a series of bombings, including 12 car bomb attacks, across Iraq on Sunday, police said.
In the deadliest of the blasts across Baghdad, police said one car bomb struck near a bus station in the northern Shiite neighbourhood of Khazimiyah, killing eight people and wounding 18 there.
At least 33 people have been killed in a spate of car bomb attacks in Iraq's capital Baghdad, authorities said.