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firebomb

An incendiary bomb. The bomb breaks up on impact and spreads fire. The casualties are the result of the fire and the asphyxiation is from the sudden lack of oxygen. Napalm bombs are generally referred to as firebombs. See also napalm.
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The Cabbage Inn, on Fleetwood's Lane in Netherton, was firebombed during the early hours of June 9, 2009 - forcing the landlady and her partner to flee for their lives.
Much of the testimony this week hinged on whether John Yang used the pseudonym "Chi'' -- the name firebomb suspects gave authorities for their leader.
Terrorists are now stepping up their campaign against schools, trying to turn educational establishments into centres to stock firebombs.
ARSONISTS who firebombed a Durham town centre a year have yet to be caught by police.
An MDC spokesman said that militants linked to Mugabe's party were seen in the area before the firebomb at tackon the home of one party activist.
He was disarmed by his wife's son after threatening to firebomb the house.
Referring to the firebomb targeting Tanaka, Ishihara said public anger over the Foreign Ministry's diplomacy toward North Korea caused the incident and that he felt it was a natural occurrence.
The Cabbage Inn, on Fleetwoods Lane, in Netherton, was firebombed during the early hours of the morning, in June, 2009.
"Palestinians hurled firebombs at an Israeli army outpost in Hebron.
Aguirre said that the firebomb attacks were part of an extortion plot, however, this claim has not been verified and authorities are still investigating, (http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/drug-cartel-declares-war-pepsi-company/story?id=16450932#.T8Y2PtXpdhs) according to ABC .
Two other men suspected of being involved in the firebomb attack are thought to have left the country for Bangladesh after the incident.
IN his book, thug Blance brags about the day a group of Hibs Casuals plotted to firebomb a train.