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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after parcel bombs killed at least seven in the same city, state
PARCEL bombs were delivered to four Army offices yesterday in an apparent attack by dissident republicans.
He wrote the post on April 30 last year - two days after it emerged that Royal Mail had intercepted what were believed to be two "viable" parcel bombs addressed to Lennon.
Lennon was at the centre of a high-profile court case earlier this year, which saw two men jailed for five years for conspiring to assault him by sending parcel bombs to Celtic Park and the club's training ground in Lennoxtown, East Dunbartonshire.
The Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire claimed responsibility for the parcel bombs sent in 2010 to European leaders and foreign embassies in Athens.
According to sources in the home ministry, they have been advised by intelligence agencies that terrorist groups are likely to target a large number of VIPs by sending them parcel bombs wrapped in attractive gift packets.
WALTER Smith has revealed he would have walked away from Rangers immediately if he had been the target of parcel bombs like Neil Lennon.
Summary: Two men have been arrested in connection with an investigation into parcel bombs sent to Celtic manager Neil Lennon.
Lennon, 39, has had death threats in the past and in recent weeks was sent two parcel bombs, as were other high-profile Celtic supporters.
POLICE investigating parcel bombs sent to Celtic manager Neil Lennon and two high-profile supporters of the club said last night another suspect package had been intercepted in Northern Ireland.
The counterterrorism police unit Detachment 88 has in recent days arrested 19 people for their alleged involvement in a series of attacks across the country, including parcel bombs addressed to counterterrorism officials and religious freedom campaigners, a suicide bombing last week and the latest bombs found at the church.
PARCEL bombs have been sent to Celtic manager Neil Lennon, a lawyer and a politician.