parcel bomb

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

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The parcel bomb killed her," said Christian Charriere-Bournazel, the president of the Paris bar association.
Cheung said the letter accompanying the parcel bomb called the Ming Pao editorial and management staff ''scum'' and demanded the money be donated to the Community Chest within three days.
Mr Albarq, of Darlington, County Durham, is said to have told a group of pupils who were not paying attention that he was from Bethlehem and knew how to make a parcel bomb to put on their school bus.
PARCEL bombs were delivered to four Army offices yesterday in an apparent attack by dissident republicans.
ATHENS: A parcel bomb plot targeting foreign governments underlines the emergence of extremism in Greece, fuelled by young people bearing the brunt its deep economic malaise, observers say.
A MAN arrested after a suspected parcel bomb was sent to MI6's headquarters has been charged with possessing pounds 5,000 worth of heroin with intent to supply.
A parcel bomb killed a legal secretary and injured five other people yesterday in a central Paris building housing a law firm partly owned by French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
The agency insisted last Thursday it was business as usual 24 hours after a parcel bomb injured four people in the mail room.
In October, The Journal reported that Mr Mazin Albarq was the subject of a complaint that he told a class at St Bede's RC School, Lanchester, County Durham, how to make a parcel bomb and put it on their bus.
Within weeks Mr Albarq was the subject of a second complaint when he was alleged to have threatened a class at St Bede's RC School, Lanchester, that he knew how to make a parcel bomb and put it on their bus.
A PARCEL bomb exploded during the morning rush hour in a business district of Madrid today, injuring at least 12 people including a general and causing extensive damage.
Other customers of the six Tesco stores in the Bournemouth and Poole area have received threatening letters, some of which disclosed the names of people who would be sent a parcel bomb.
JOHN COLLINS says the parcel bomb campaign against Celtic boss Neil Lennon has put him off the idea of managing his old club.
The latest package - believed to be a parcel bomb - was found at the National Return Letter Centre in Belfast, where post which has not been delivered and has no return to sender address is retained by Royal Mail.
Greek police say they have intercepted a parcel bomb that was addressed to Nicolas Sarkozy, the French president, after another package exploded at a delivery service in Athens, the capital.