package bomb

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Noun1.package bomb - a thin explosive device inside an envelope or package and detonated when openedpackage bomb - a thin explosive device inside an envelope or package and detonated when opened
bomb - an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
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A police officer stands guard by crime scene tape at the home where a 17-year-old boy was killed and a woman injured in a package bomb explosion in Austin, Texas.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Two package bomb blasts a few miles apart killed a teenager and wounded two women in Austin on Monday, less than two weeks after a similar attack left a man dead in another part of the Texas capital.
Police confirmed the package bomb was "similar" to those sent to the chief constable, the PSNI commander in Derry and the Public Prosecution Office.
Another package bomb exploded at the Chilean Embassy at 2:27 p.
Rather than detail the anti-Semitic offerings available all day and night on Arab TV, where wild fantasies about Jews drinking blood and stealing the organs of gentiles occupy the same place that hardcore pornography does on your average hotel pay-per-view menu, suffice it to say that the father of the UAE's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayid, who was thanked on Sunday by White House counterterrorism czar John Brennan for his help in foiling the Yemen package bomb attack, gave his name and financial support to a think tank in Abu Dhabi notorious for its hatred of Jews.
Yaakov Jack Teitel, 37, is suspected of killing two Palestinians, for rigging the package bomb which left the child of a Messianic Jew seriously wounded, for attempting to kill left-wing professor Ze'ev Sternhell, and for his alleged role in a series of warning attacks against Israel Police at the time of the Gay Pride Parades.
Workers at a Tyneside tax office had to be evacuated after a Christmas package bomb scare.
Brandon Waiters made sure of that when he sent her a package bomb July 31, 2001, that blew off her hands and nearly killed her.
Both the letter bomb sent to the European Central Bank president Jean-Claude Trichet and a package bomb sent to Europol director Jurgen Storbeck on Monday were postmarked from Bologna.
And the University of Oklahoma's Health Science Campus Police and Public Safety Department details how someone should respond to a bomb threat and how to identify a mail or package bomb.
A package bomb sent to my home in late 1994, which was disarmed by the bomb squad, could well have come from the White Wolves.
The plan should cover both telephone and mail or package bomb threats.