parcel bomb


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Noun1.parcel bomb - a thin explosive device inside an envelope or package and detonated when openedparcel 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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parcel bomb

n (Brit) → Paketbombe f

parcel bomb

n (Brit) → pacchetto esplosivo
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Greek police have carried out another controlled explosion on a parcel bomb addressed to the French embassy, the latest in a string of such packages received throughout the capital this week.
A US official in Washington, meanwhile, said Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri, a 28-year-old alleged Al-Qaeda bomb maker, had emerged as a "leading suspect" in the parcel bomb plot uncovered late Thursday.
Military spokesman Udaya Nanayakkara said the parcel bomb detonated on the train in Dehiwela, a southern suburb of Colombo.
A parcel bomb addressed to a lawyer killed his secretary and injured five other people yesterday in central Paris.
The government is highly concerned about the incident, and we strongly condemn the act,'' Security Secretary Ambrose Lee said after two staff members at the Ming Pao Daily News were slightly injured when a parcel bomb exploded as the two were opening it Monday.
Police are investigating allegations that a physics teacher warned wayward pupils that he knew how to make a parcel bomb and put it on their school bus, it emerged today.
Police in Kent applied to Spanish authorities for the extradition of Keith Cottingham on suspicion of the parcel bomb murder of 53-year-old grandmother Barbara Harrold in May 1984.
The blast, which was thought to have injured several other people, was believed to have been caused by a parcel bomb, a US embassy official said.
A PARCEL bomb explosion ripped through a London postal sorting office shortly before midnight last night.
A parcel bomb blast in Aley critically injures the sister and niece of Akram Shehayeb, a leading member of Walid Jumblatt's Druze community and his Popular Socialist Party which has questioned Syria's continuing presence in Lebanon.
A parcel bomb addressed to Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga was detected by security staff Monday and defused by a bomb disposal squad, a spokesman for the Presidential Security Division said.
In October last year, Secretary Of State Theresa Villiers was targeted with a parcel bomb along with PSNI Chief Constable Matt Baggott and the Public Prosecution Service in Derry.