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  • adj. Attributive form of nail bomb, noun.


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  • Basically Savile's finding is that the soldiers fired on Donaghey, then aged 15, at around 1355 because they thought, incorrectly, that he was about to throw a nail-bomb (though he had certainly been throwing stones); four or five shots were fired, of which only one or two hit anyone.

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  • The Times has also found a case in Spain where an Islamic terror suspect is accused of downloading child pornography, a case in Yorkshire where child protection officers stumbled on a nail-bomb terror plotter, and a case in Salford where officers discovered a chemistry student visiting explosives websites and also downloading child abuse images.

    Link between child porn and Muslim terrorists discovered in police raids

  • He reacted to the Soho nail-bomb by one of his own party's members by attacking the victims, saying they were "flaunting their perversion in front of the world's journalists, [and had] showed just why so many ordinary people find these creatures disgusting".

    Johann Hari: Why Is Britain Ignoring Its Home-Grown McVeighs?

  • Oh, and he's friends with a guy who tried to blow up the Pentagon and nail-bomb a soldiers' dance.

    What I said about Sarah Palin on June 12th.

  • Their first album, Live At The Witch Trials, reverberated around the early months of 1979 like a nail-bomb in a tin shed.

    FallNet - the punk foot of nose

  • The German magazine Der Spiegel reported that the right-wing extremists also claim in the video to be responsible for several bank robberies and a nail-bomb attack in Cologne in 2004, which hit a street with mostly Turkish and Kurdish residents.

  • A nail-bomb, remotely detonated, had killed 16 and injured 23 in Argana cafe in Marrakech, Morocco.

    The Guardian World News

  • Nicky Reilly, 22, was the only person injured when he accidentally set off his home-made nail-bomb in a toilet of Exeter's Giraffe restaurant last May.

    The Jawa Report

  • Nicky Reilly, a 22-year-old Muslim convert, was the only person injured when he accidentally set off his home-made nail-bomb in a toilet of a restaurant in Exeter, south-west England, last May.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Ayers’s girlfriend, Diana Oughton, and her co-conspirators died in an accidental explosion as they were creating a nail-bomb designed to tear through the flesh of “pigs”—soldiers and their dates at a dance.24 Here is how an unrepentant terrorist writes about his past: “Everything was absolutely ideal on the day I bombed the Pentagon.



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