package bomb

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

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ROME An Italian anarchist group asserted responsibility for package bombs that exploded Thursday at the Swiss and Chilean embassies in Rome, injuring two office workers, prompting a citywide inspection of diplomatic missions and raising the level of
The two package bombs addressed to Chicago synagogues posed quite a puzzle to some U.
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.
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.
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.
Several journalists have recently been the targets of attempted package bomb attacks which authorities blamed on the armed group.
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.
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.
MAY 26, 1978 - A package bomb intended for a professor at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, injured a police officer who opened it.
Police in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday identified the 17-year-old victim of a series of deadly package bombs that exploded Monday.
PACKAGE bombs which killed a teenager and wounded two women in Austin yesterday are probably linked to a similar bombing that killed a man in Texas' capital city earlier this month, authorities said.
Public transport, foreign banks and consulates have also been a target for package bombs or suicide bombs.