parcel bomb


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

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Seoul [South Korea], October 29 ( ANI ): Greek Police on Saturday apprehended a suspect, who is believed to be involved in a parcel bomb attack, that wounded the former Greek prime minister Lucas Papademos in May this year.
Today, it is a parcel bomb, tomorrow it could be a letter bomb or any other IED [Improvised Explosive Device]," Modi told journalists on Wednesday, seeking a high-level inquiry into the incident.
Rome: An Italian anarchist group on Friday claimed responsibility for a parcel bomb that was sent this week to a newspaper office but failed to detonate, saying journalists who investigate the underground organisation would be targeted.
The prosecutors have also decided to indict Kikuchi, 40, for helping those ex-AUM members by acquiring the ingredients used to make the parcel bomb sent to a Tokyo metropolitan government office, according to the sources.
The Limerick-born broadcaster even had a parcel bomb sent to him at Broadcasting House.
All of the parcel bomb packages were found during March and last month.
The latest package - believed to be a parcel bomb - was found at the National Return Letter Centre in Belfast, where mail which has not been delivered and has no return to sender address is retained by Royal Mail.
RANGERS star Steven Davis believes the sickening parcel bomb threats made against Neil Lennon this week proves there are much more important things in life than the Old Firm rivalry.
Bowell admitted he had posted an internet outburst on his Twitter page, saying he wished a parcel bomb sent to Lennon had killed him.
Summary: ROME: Bomb disposal experts disarmed Monday a device sent to the Greek Embassy in Rome, days after parcel bomb attacks claimed by an Italian anarchist group wounded two people at the Swiss and Chilean missions.
Karasik said that the parcel bomb plot was small and "easy to do, and yes, it failed, but the effect they got was fairly significant.
TWO men continued to be questioned today after a parcel bomb was sent to MI6's headquarters and a second was intercepted at a postal sorting office.
THE Delhi Police are preparing a sketch of a person who delivered a parcel bomb to a 45- year- old at his residence in Jamia Nagar on Monday.
To a question whether it was a parcel bomb, he said that We are still in process of investigation and every thing would be checked properly.
1972: Parcel bomb attack on Israeli embassy A diplomat at the Israeli embassy in London is killed by a letter bomb.