One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An explosive device containing nails, typically used by terrorists to cause injuries in a crowded area.‘a nail bomb exploded and killed three people’
- ‘Early yesterday, a homemade nail bomb was detonated at the front of a house.’
- ‘A farmer was injured by a nail bomb containing half-inch nails posted to his home.’
- ‘A nail bomb went off at a nightclub where she was celebrating a friend's birthday.’
- ‘More than 2,000 people were evacuated from a leisure complex after a hoax caller claimed a nail bomb had been planted there.’
- ‘A man hurled a nail bomb into a busy takeaway in a revenge attack after being stabbed there.’
- ‘Police are investigating a fresh nail bomb attack against a chip shop owner.’
- ‘Police have charged a man in connection with the recent London nail bomb attacks.’
- ‘There is no record of nail bombs exploding on the day in question.’
- ‘He was involved in treating the 14 casualties from a nail bomb attack, in which two people died.’
- ‘Fires continued to rage after a nail-bomb ripped through the bar in Soho, London.’
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