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a source of danger or difficulty not easily foreseen and avoided

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an explosive mine hidden underground

an unforeseen or unexpected or surprising difficulty

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Last December, a PSNI officer found a booby-trap bomb underneath his car on the Upper Newtownards Road as he was about to take his wife and two children out to Sunday lunch.
Police said the rebels exploded the electrically activated booby-trap as a military bus carrying more than two dozen soldiers drove along a highway in Gaighat of Chitwan district, 100 kilometers south of Kathmandu.
Last night, investigators were trying to discover whether they were killed by a Serb booby-trap or by a Nato cluster bomb which had lain unexploded in the building.
Baghdad, Iraq (NINA) - The Directorate of Hadba police found a laboratory to booby-trap vehicles and make IEDs from the remnants of Daesh.
| BAGHDAD, Oct 1 (KUNA) -- Up to six Iraqi policemen died and one officer survived death in a booby-trap car explosion in western Iraq on Monday, a police source said.