fire bomb


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fire bomb

[′fīr ‚bäm]
(ordnance)
An item designed to be dropped from an aircraft to destroy or reduce the utility of a target by the effects of combustion.
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Fortunately the two fire bombs, which were thrown from a passing car, landed harmlessly on the ground while the man knocked down earlier eventually got up and left although it is not known if he suffered any sustained injuries.
PREPARATIONS were being made last night to demolish at least one floor of a fire bombed building.
The dissident republican Real IRA admitted it placed a fire bomb in a wallpaper shop in Belfast city centre on Wednesday.
The crude fire bomb missed the police station alongside the local officer's family house but damaged a parked police car.
According to police, a homemade fire bomb was thrown into the front yard of the Chongryun headquarters in Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward at around 4:30 a.m.
Britain's fat-cat bosses were put on fire bomb alert last night - after an attack on the home of the fattest cat of all.
But FBI investigators concluded that the fire bomb contained an "accelerant" to augment the explosion.
NORTHERN Ireland's new chief constable in-waiting has vowed to bring to justice the dissident republicans behind a fire bomb attack on a Londonderry hotel.
In a separate incident, the guard of Al Dair Primary Boys School found this morning a fire bomb at the school's campus.
Mark Wall QC, prosecuting, said Ahmed recruited Ali and Tuzzio to fire bomb Alisha's home because her brother, Abdul, was having a relationship with his 16-year-old sister Meheran.
A LIVERPOOL pub was badly damaged by an apparent fire bomb attack today.
IRAN: Security has been increased around the British Embassy in Tehran after a fire bomb was hurled at the compound.