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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A group has claimed responsibility for parcel bombs sent to major transport hubs in London and the university.
An explosion in Austin on Sunday wounded two men, thought to be in their 20s, authorities said, as Federal Bureau of Investigation agents rushed to the scene in the Texas capital, where earlier this month three parcel bombs killed two people.
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.
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.
Parcel bombs and letter bombs have been used in various parts of the world, with the recent incidents reported in the UK when a series of mail bombings injured nine people in February 2007.
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.