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Synonyms for improvised explosive device

an explosive device that is improvised

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In Peshawar, the city police claimed to have recovered two improvised explosive devices and a suicide jacket from the outskirts of the city.
Brawner said as of December 15, the Joint Engineer Task Group (JETG) had recovered a total of 2,853 assorted unexploded ordnance and 415 improvised explosive devices.
According to police sources, following a tip off, security forces including Frontier Corps and police along with bomb disposal squad team reached the site and defused 5 to 7 kg improvised explosive devices (IED) which were attached with motorcycle.
New Delhi [India], August 2 ( ANI ): The Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad on Wednesday said that the spare parts found in the Cargo Terminal of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi are not Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi media outlets reported on Sunday, that nine civilians were either killed or wounded in the explosion of an improvised explosive device, Northwest of Kirkuk.
Improvised explosive devices represent a significant and immediate threat to our Afghan partners and these systems will provide considerable protection for the ANSF as it works to ensure the security of Afghanistan and its people, the Defence Minister said.
A security source said that armed elements planted a number of improvised explosive devices around the station in the Kubaisa area west of the city of Hit of Anbar, and detonated by remote control, causing significant damage.
Six more people were killed and 28 others were wounded when three improvised explosive devices went off near a restaurant in the Mahdiya neighborhood in Doura, police said.
Lieutenant General Michael D Barbero, Director Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) headed the delegation.
A security source had said earlier that eleven civilians were killed or wounded when several improvised explosive devices (IEDs) hit policemen's houses in Hit district.
The joint force killed suspected militants attempting to employ improvised explosive devices against the troops during the search in Paktika.
Hassan Tabbakh, 38, is alleged to have been trying to create improvised explosive devices when he was arrested in December last year.
WASHINGTON -- Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England called on what he called some of the best minds in the country to help come up with new solutions to the threat improvised explosive devices pose to U.
But as you alluded to, a weapon of mass destruction in our world goes beyond that [definition] and includes improvised explosive devices.
The city held countless numbers of weapons caches, torture chambers, hundreds of improvised explosive devices, traps, and an estimated 5,000 insurgents.