17 Apr '13, 4am

(Stars and Stripes) US had 172 ‘IED’ incidents in last 6 months, government info says: The two explo... #Military

Graphic explains how a pressure cooker works and how it can be configured to work as a bomb; information on why such bombs reported to have been the type used at the Boston Marathon) can kill and maim so effectively. MCT WASHINGTON — The two explosions that killed three people and wounded more than 170 Monday in Boston were dramatic, the deadliest bombing in the United States since April 19, 1995, when a truck loaded with fertilizer blew up outside the federal building in Oklahoma City, killing 168. But the method of attack wasn’t particularly surprising to anti-terrorism experts: a homemade bomb that officials refer to as an IED, or improvised explosive device. In fact, in the last six months, there have been 172 IEDs reported in the United States, according to a government count that an official revealed Tuesday in answer to questions about U.S. preparedness. The officia...

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