necklace bomb

Related to necklace bomb: IEDS

necklace bomb

n
1. (Military) a bomb consisting of linked charges hung around a victim's neck, used by terrorists or in hostage situations
2. (Law) a bomb consisting of linked charges hung around a victim's neck, used by terrorists or in hostage situations
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When the necklace bomb was defused and the metal brace unlocked, Madeleine was embraced by her parents before being taken to hospital with shock.
Take, for instance, the episode where our hero waits outside a grand suburban house as his friend and bomb-squad officer colleague defuses a necklace bomb.
Panic-stricken Elvira had the necklace bomb forced onto her after she refused to stump up pounds 5000.
A 52-year-old woman was trapped in a necklace bomb for hours before it blew up and killed her as disposal experts struggled to remove it.
Panic-stricken Elvira had the necklace bomb forced on to her after she refused to stump up pounds 5000.
FARC has a reputation for being one of the most savage organisations in the world - regularly using necklace bombs on its victims to blow off their heads.
It regularly uses necklace bombs on its victims to blow off their heads.