car bomb

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a bomb placed in a car and wired to explode when the ignition is started or by remote control or by a timing device

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Ten people, including policemen, were killed and 47 others wounded in a series of explosions, by car-bombs, Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), and mortars, in the Iraqi capital, Iraqi security sources said.
Another car-bomb explosion, targeting Al-Mahdi house of mourning, took place in Al-Zfaraniya district, southern Baghdad, killing three civilians and injuring 11 others, added the source.
In addition, a car-bomb went off in Al-Jawadain district at Al-Shoala area, northwestern Baghdad, killing one civilian and injuring six others with multiple wounds, noted the source, adding that another car-bomb exploded in Al-Ghadeer district, southeastern the capital, injuring seven people.
After reiterating a few clichE[umlaut]s about all Palestinian camps being "security islands where Lebanese law enforcement has no sway," Baer remarks, with due gravitas, that "Ain al-Hilweh is a car-bomb factory.
Maqdah, who like most politicians appreciates interviews by Western journalists, shares what he knows about explosives but says nothing about Baer's imagined car-bomb factory.
Fernandez has admitted to being an accessory in the car-bomb murders of former Chilean Foreign Minister Orlando Letelier and his associate, Ronni Moffitt, on the streets of Washington, D.
After serving in the invasion force and enduring the car-bomb attack, he observes, "We didn't want nothing to do with these people anymore.