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  • n. Plural form of bombmaker.


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  • Two men identified as bombmakers, the target of the operation, were dead inside the house, their bodies later recovered by the Iraqi police.

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  • The 7/7 bombmakers were said to have found it easy to buy quantities of liquid oxygen, which our story said could be "boiled down" to make hydrogen peroxide an unlikely process if real liquid oxygen were in use.

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  • Al-Qaeda stopped using chlorine in its bombs in Iraq in mid-2007 in part because the insurgents never figured out how to make the chlorine attacks especially deadly, and the bombmakers were captured or killed.

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  • The Obama administration had debated for months whether to release the arsenal numbers, with some intelligence officials worrying they could give clues to would-be bombmakers about how much plutonium was required for a weapon.

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  • Instead, Task Force Paladin is sharing its information with Afghan authorities and local elders in the hope that they will bring bombmakers to justice.

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  • In those first days soldiers from the US army's most deployed unit cleared 28 devices and destroyed a cache of 4,000lb of ammonium nitrate capable of supporting the local bombmakers for two years.

    Afghanistan's three parallel wars

  • Others explode prematurely and kill or maim the bombmakers.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Times Square bombing — where were the cameras?

  • This group includes veteran Pira bombmakers and assassins who were highly active before the Provisionals' 1994 ceasefire.

    Dissident terror group 'behind Belfast grenade attack on policemen'

  • We know a lot of resources are going into finding the bombmakers and the terrorist leaders, but what about this recruitment issue?

    Interview - Sky News

  • The government is now run by people who "get it," and for that reason, we can expect the government to rely more and more on actual IT firms for IT instead of bombmakers.

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