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HMTD and PETN Found in Rented House in Escondido, Serbian National George Djura Jakubec Arrested

Escondido, California law officers and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:00 pm. Thursday November 18, 2010 to an explosion after a gardner stepped on an explosive device in the 1900 block of Via Scott in Escondido. The gardner suffered a large gash above his left eye, puncture wounds to his left arm and torso, eyebrows that were […]

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Mail Bomb Intercepted at East Midland Airport, England Was Scheduled to Explode Over U.S. Soil

Two powerful bombs were hidden inside printer cartridge in a printer and shipped to addresses in Chicago. One of the bombs was intercepted at England’s East Midlands Airport and the other bomb was discovered at a FedEx facility in Dubai. A forensic investigation determined the bomb on the UPS aircraft was timed to detonate 6-7 […]

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French Official: One of Two Yemen Bombs from Last Week Was 17 Minutes from Detonating

One of two mail bombs sent from Yemen last week was disarmed just 17 minutes before it was set to go off, according to a statement today by the French interior minister. Security forces in the Dubai region claim that the description of the bomb that Fortefeux is describing do not match information known about […]

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Mail Bombs? The Dry Run Was Last September

VIDEO from Dubai showing Mahan Air, Qatar Airways aircraft. U.S. intelligence officials intercepted three suspicious packages in September that they think were a dry run for Friday’s mail bomb scheme, a U.S. official said Monday. Authorities think the October 29, 2010 attempt was to bring down the aircraft over an U.S. city. Suspected al-Qaida plotters […]

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Explosive PETN Found in Dubai and East Midlands, North of London

Authorities on three continents thwarted multiple terrorist attacks aimed at the United States from Yemen on Friday, seizing two explosive packages addressed to Chicago-area synagogues and packed aboard cargo jets. Multiple terrorist attacks aimed at the United States from Yemen on Friday were managed by seizing two explosive packages addressed to Chicago-area synagogues and loaded […]

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Whole Body Scanners Might Not Have Detected Flight 253 Bomb Device

Ben Wallace, the Conservative MP, formerly involved in a project to develop whole body scanners for airport use, said trials had shown that such low-density materials went undetected — such low density materials as those used by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23, who had concealed in his underpants a package containing nearly 3oz of the chemical […]

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