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Instead, a man detonated 80 pounds of explosives as part of an elaborate gender-reveal party stunt, the Kingston Police Department told the New Hampshire Union Leader.
The first H-bomb, detonated by the United States in 1952, was 1,000 times as powerful as the bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
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In preparation for the case, Garland experienced the horror first-hand, watching as bodies were recovered from smoldering rubble days after a 4,800-pound homemade bomb concealed in a rental truck detonated.
‘MOST HEINOUS ATTACK.’ MERRICK GARLAND PLEDGES TO TAKE ON DOMESTIC TERRORISM AS ATTORNEY GENERALVERA BERGENGRUENFEBRUARY 23, 2021TIME
He then unscrewed the fuze and threw it away before it could detonate the shell.
THE HISTORY OF THE 51ST (HIGHLAND) DIVISION 1914-1918FREDERICK WILLIAM BEWSHER
They are very difficult to detonate, and if set on fire do not explode like gunpowder.
The depth-charge had fouled a trailing wire from some of my ‘stage scenery sky’ and been dragged along to detonate close astern.
SEA-HOUNDSLEWIS R. FREEMAN
I decided to send three balls down each, leave 12 in the cavern, then detonate them all at once.
THE AIRLORDS OF HANPHILIP FRANCIS NOWLAN
In fact guncotton in the colloid state may be hammered on an anvil, and, as a rule, only the portion struck will detonate or fire.
Again a spark winged its way, and the bolt of energy burst out to detonate the shell.
THE SECRET OF THE NINTH PLANETDONALD ALLEN WOLLHEIM
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