detonating cord

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detonating cord

A waterproof, flexible fabric tube containing a high explosive designed to transmit the detonation wave.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Recoveries from them include 2 pistols, 30 bore; one planted IED, approximately 6kg; safety fuse; primer cord; detonator; and funds (cash money) for terrorism financing," read the statement.
The other seized arms and ammunitions include 37 KG explosive,13 Grens (HE-36), one HMG mount, 4 Face masks (gass masks), 30 Electrical detonators, 50 non electrical detonators,12 detonators, 2 rockets of 107 mm,150 rounds of 12.7 mm, 10 MUV2 (suicidal switches),1 Glue gun, 1 Pistol (old condition), 2 APMs, 4 Bandoliers, 2 Warless set, 1 Micro meter set (Electrical), 2 Roll Safety fuze,1 Primer Cord and 1 60 mm mortar sight (old).
When she fumbled with the primer cord, her husband pushed her out of the ballroom and "once she was out, he blew himself up", Mu'asher said.