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booby trap

[′büb·ē ‚trap]
(ordnance)
An explosive charge such as a mine, grenade, demolition block, shell, or bulk explosive fitted with a detonator and a firing device, and usually concealed and set to explode when an unsuspecting person touches off its firing mechanism by stepping upon, lifting, or moving a harmless-looking object.
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WASSIT / Aswat al-Iraq: A plant for booby-trapping cars with explosive charges has been discovered in southern Iraq's Wassit Province on Monday, the Commander of the Province's Rapid Deployment Force (RDP), said.
A statement for the military media team of the popular defense forces, "The popular defense forces and the security forces managed to extend their full control over Malaab and Muthij area in Ramadi, and dismantled IEDs and Booby-trapping houses.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A car bomb was detonated in a suburb of Syria's capital Damascus Friday while "terrorists" were booby-trapping it.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The popular defense forces destroyed a workshop for booby-trapping vehicles and industry improvised explosive devices and burning 5 vehicles loaded with gunmen in Qarma and Samarra.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The Joint Operations Command announced the destruction of the largest plant for booby-trapping vehicles in Fallujah in a strike carried out by aircraft of the international coalition.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The War Media Cell declared the destruction of a large plant for booby-trapping cars contains more than 100 car bombs in Riyadh district, of Kirkuk.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Baghdad Operations Command announced that a large workshop for plating and booby-trapping vehicles and a store for IEDs was found in Nibai area north of Baghdad.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Chairman of the parliamentary committee on security and defense, Hakim al-Zamili said senior leaders of the terrorist organization Daash were arrested, as well as 150 mobile phone used in the bombing and booby-trapping operations in Samarra were seized.