parcel bomb

(redirected from parcel bombs)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for parcel bomb

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

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Rangers fans Trevor Muirhead, 44, and Neil McKenzie, 42, are serving five-year jail terms for targeting Lennon, Paul McBride QC, Trish Godman MSP and an Irish republican group in the parcel bombs plot.
The ministry added that parcel bombs normally contain nails, glass pieces and liquid explosives attached to a battery and with enough force to kill or maim the person opening the parcel bomb.
The Celtic boss has endured a turbulent season, which saw him sent bullets and viable parcel bombs through the post, but is determined to remain at Parkhead next term.
Two men have been arrested in connection with an investigation into parcel bombs sent to Celtic manager Neil Lennon and to two high-profile supporters of the club, Strathclyde Police have said.
Officers are still looking for whoever was responsible for sending parcel bombs to Lennon and the two high-profile supporters.
They are all the perpetrators of the parcel bombs and the Tangerang bomb,'' Alam said.
PARCEL bombs have been sent to Celtic manager Neil Lennon, a lawyer and a politician.
Police were on heightened security in the Vatican and in Rome a day after parcel bombs at the Swiss and Chilean embassies in Rome.
Last week, similar parcel bombs exploded at two other embassies injuring two people.
Last week, an Italian anarchist group called the Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI) claimed responsibility in a note for the parcel bombs at the Swiss and Chilean embassies.
Suspected explosive packages were found at several embassies in Rome on Monday, days after parcel bombs claimed by an Italian anarchist group wounded two at the Swiss and Chilean missions.
DOHA: In sending parcel bombs from Yemen to the United States, Al-Qaeda's Yemen-based branch has demonstrated an extraordinary sense of innovation and adaptation to international security measures, experts say.
Yemen is facing increasing pressure to crack down on AQAP, al-Qaeda's local branch, after intercepted parcel bombs destined for Chicago synagogues were traced to the country late last month.
bound parcel bombs from Yemen were intercepted in Britain and Dubai.