package bomb

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a thin explosive device inside an envelope or package and detonated when opened

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"I had one friend that said her son was scared to go to school because he was scared that a package bomb might show up to the school and everything.
Kahl and his colleagues at the University of California, San Francisco, deeloped the molecular "package bomb" as a 20-sided solid with one atom of boron-10 -- a neutron-absorbing isotope of boron--at each of the molecule's 12 corners.
FedEx's results came the day a package bomb blew up at a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio, the fifth in a series of attacks that have rocked Texas this month.
A package bomb containing nails and shrapnel that was destined for an address in Austin, Texas, exploded at a FedEx Corp distribution center in San Antonio, injuring one employee, San Antonio fire officials said.
Police confirmed the package bomb was "similar" to those sent to the chief constable, the PSNI commander in Derry and the Public Prosecution Office.
Washington has said that Ibrahim Hassan Al-Asiri, a Saudi believed to be hiding out in Yemen, is the prime suspect in the package bomb plot, but Thomas said that "there are several within AQAP who have this type of skill."
Still, the concept of a Jew burning books is abhorrent to many in Israel because of the association with Nazis torching piles of Jewish books during the Holocaust of World War II.Earlier this year, the teenage son of a prominent Christian missionary was seriously wounded when a package bomb delivered to the family's West Bank home went off in his hands.Last year, arsonists burst into a Jerusalem church used by Messianic Jews and set the building on fire, raising suspicions that Jewish extremists were behind the attack.
Several journalists have recently been the targets of attempted package bomb attacks which authorities blamed on the armed group.
A retired New York police detective working in security in De Niro's Manhattan office called police after seeing images of a package bomb sent to CNN and recalling a similar package addressed to the actor, officials said.
Hours after the explosion that killed Mason, 75-year-old Esperanza Herrera also received an exploding package bomb. She was seriously injured but is expected to survive.
But a last-minute shopping trip for friends and family ended in tragedy when a package bomb ripped through the minibus without warning in the Turkish resort of Kusadasi on Saturday.
Yale University computer scientist Dr David Gelernter, who was maimed by a package bomb the FBl says was sent by the Unabomber, and University of California at San Francisco geneticist Dr Charles Epstein, also injured by a bomb allegedly linked to Kaczynski, were also in the courtroom.
He tweeted at least 40 times a screenshot of a meme featuring the transparently false claim that Parkland mass-shooting survivor David Hogg never went to Stoneman Douglas High School, occasionally including hostile captions such as "He is a George Soros paid protester." Soros, the billionaire progressive political donor, was targeted this week by a package bomb.
Susan Mosser, whose husband Thomas was killed by a package bomb sent to their house in 1994, said: "Lock him so far down that when he does die, he will be closer to Hell.
Like the other three incidents, this was a package bomb. But unlike the other bombings, the latest bombing was left closer to the street, rather than on a front doorstep.