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Explosives Used at Boston Marathon Were Pressure Cooker Bombs (Video)
Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/16/13 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 04/16/2013 9:45:31 AM PDT by Nachum

The explosives used at the Boston Marathon were pressure cooker bombs. These were not particularly well built bombs. These bombs were first used in Afghanistan.

Happening Now reported:

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: boston; bostonmarathon; bostonmarathonattack; explosives; ied; marathon; pressure; pressurecookerbombs; saudinational; terroristattack; wot
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1 posted on 04/16/2013 9:45:31 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

“First used in Afghanistan”...Hmmmm.


2 posted on 04/16/2013 9:48:06 AM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Nachum

Widely used by insurgents in Afghanistan.


3 posted on 04/16/2013 9:48:31 AM PDT by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: Amberdawn

And Pakistan... Here we go...


4 posted on 04/16/2013 9:49:02 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: Nachum

Interesting - a pressure cooker would certainly hold in the pressure and allow a greater dispersion of the shrapnel than would just a piece of PVC. My thoughts tell me that the higher the internal pressure can build before the case breaks, the greater the dispersion of the shrapnel, and the greater the velocity.


5 posted on 04/16/2013 9:50:07 AM PDT by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: Amberdawn

No, no, no. Right winged, southern hicks do not use these type bombs. Has to be a bomb made out of used beer cans. Just has to be. Obama and his ilk will find some way to blame right wingers and not mention his religion of peace.


6 posted on 04/16/2013 9:50:23 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (1 Cor 15: 50-54 & 1 Thess 4: 13-17. That about covers it.)
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To: Nachum

Who buys 2 pressure cookers? Should be pretty easy to track the source.


7 posted on 04/16/2013 9:50:50 AM PDT by Ford4000
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To: Nachum

NEW DELHI: Terrorists in camps purportedly operating along the Baluchistan border between Pakistan and Afghanistan are being trained in making and exploding pressure cooker bombs, which were used in the Delhi blasts last year and at least in two explosions in Varanasi this past Tuesday.

During interrogation, Mohammad Ibrahim, who was arrested for his involvement in the Special Task Force office blast in Hyderabad in October last, allegedly disclosed that he along with several others from Hyderabad and Ahmedabad had been sent to the Baluchistan border camp via Bangladesh to undergo training in the handling of explosives, arms and ammunition.

The “course” also included the manufacturing of pressure cooker bombs fitted with clock-timer, similar to the one used in the improvised explosive device defused at Godolia in Varanasi on Tuesday.

http://nfttu.blogspot.com/2006/03/pressure-cooker-bombs.html


8 posted on 04/16/2013 9:50:52 AM PDT by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: lodi90

News is saying it was timing device.....not cell phone activated.

Calling it a “guzzied up pipe bomb”!

Doesn’t matter how crude...140 people are injured and people died from this. Those who set this bomb could care less how it was made....it accomplished their intent.


9 posted on 04/16/2013 9:52:33 AM PDT by caww
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To: Nachum

Pressure cooker ban.... on the way.


10 posted on 04/16/2013 9:54:05 AM PDT by RightResponse (It depends on what the defamation of Islam is .....)
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To: Nachum

I believe that is not the case, it appears that they were TATP (triacetone triperoxide) bombs.


11 posted on 04/16/2013 9:54:21 AM PDT by MMaschin
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To: Nachum

Ban all pressure cookers! DiFi, draw up the legislation!


12 posted on 04/16/2013 9:54:31 AM PDT by South40 (I Love The "New & Improved" Free Republic!)
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To: Nachum

Interesting release from DHS in 2010 here:

http://publicintelligence.net/ufouo-dhs-warning-on-pressure-cooker-ieds/

Wonder if Zero thinks this is a terrorist attack or just some housewife disgruntled over taxes?


13 posted on 04/16/2013 9:55:05 AM PDT by O6ret
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To: Nachum

When pressure cookers are outlawed....only outlaws will have pressure cookers.


14 posted on 04/16/2013 9:55:31 AM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: corlorde

So, in a crowded sports event, there’s a pot with a timer ticking down and nobody notices?


15 posted on 04/16/2013 9:55:41 AM PDT by Clock King
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To: Nachum
DONT JUMP TO CONCLUSIONS!®


16 posted on 04/16/2013 9:55:59 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: South40

If pressure cookers are outlawed, only outlaws will have pressure cookers.


17 posted on 04/16/2013 9:56:19 AM PDT by Rennes Templar (If guns kill people, how come no one dies at gun shows?)
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To: Clock King
So, in a crowded sports event, there’s a pot with a timer ticking down and nobody notices?

So, in a crowded sports event, there's a pot inside a backpack, with an electronic timer that doesn't tick, and nobody notices?

18 posted on 04/16/2013 9:57:07 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: spokeshave

Hey...you beat me to it!


19 posted on 04/16/2013 9:57:11 AM PDT by Rennes Templar (If guns kill people, how come no one dies at gun shows?)
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To: Clock King

A watched pot never boils....or explodes?


20 posted on 04/16/2013 9:57:12 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: RightResponse

yep! exactly what I was thinking.. or have to show ID to buy one!

*sigh*


21 posted on 04/16/2013 9:58:12 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: Clock King

They aren’t big, and you could have two. One in a backpack, and you could have another bag that you are carrying. The bags could say, “Boston Marathon Equipment” on the outside, and no one would look at you twice.


22 posted on 04/16/2013 9:58:23 AM PDT by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: RetiredArmy
Right winged, southern hicks do not use these type bombs. Has to be a bomb made out of used beer cans.

And duct tape, don't forget the duct tape!

23 posted on 04/16/2013 9:59:15 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: RetiredArmy

Lol!


24 posted on 04/16/2013 10:00:06 AM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Ford4000
Where's your "(/s)"

I've bought as many as 5 at a time over the net ~ for presents!

25 posted on 04/16/2013 10:01:48 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: RetiredArmy

Maybe if it was made out of a still....


26 posted on 04/16/2013 10:02:38 AM PDT by Kozak (The Republic is dead. I do not owe what we have any loyalty, wealth or sympathy.)
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To: SoldierDad

Ping for later


27 posted on 04/16/2013 10:03:35 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Nachum

Does anyone know where there might be a pressure cooker ‘buy back’ program? I have 3 old ones out in the barn. I am ready to turn them in.


28 posted on 04/16/2013 10:09:28 AM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: MMaschin

“I believe that is not the case, it appears that they were TATP (triacetone triperoxide) bombs.”

Can you provide a source for this? TATP is really dangerous stuff. It is scary easy to make, but will also likely blow up on you in the process. It is not a smart explosive to use...except maybe as the initiater for a more stable explosive like Urea Nitrate which is also scary easy to make.


29 posted on 04/16/2013 10:10:42 AM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Rennes Templar
If pressure cookers are outlawed, only outlaws will have pressure cookers.

Here is a future "outlaw".


30 posted on 04/16/2013 10:21:31 AM PDT by South40 (I Love The "New & Improved" Free Republic!)
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To: Ford4000
Who buys 2 pressure cookers?

I think I've got 4. And they will all be used when tomatoes are harvested.

You need to get out more.

/johnny

31 posted on 04/16/2013 10:22:23 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Nachum

Time to ban pressure cookers.


32 posted on 04/16/2013 10:23:17 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: South40

Is she mentally capable of handling a “PRESSURE” cooker. Like “ASSAULT” weapons, they are a lot more volatile than regular cookers.</sarcasm>


33 posted on 04/16/2013 10:25:31 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: Nachum

IBCLOHH (In Before Church Ladies On High Horses)

(You should of been here last night when they descended on a thread like locusts condemning all those “jokers” to eternal damanation.)


34 posted on 04/16/2013 10:25:48 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Nachum

WARNING! While all eyes are on BOSTON there is ANTI-GUN legislation moving in Washington!

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/345695/reid-anti-gun-legislation


35 posted on 04/16/2013 10:25:50 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Do we now register our pressure cookers?)
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To: Clock King

It was in a trash can. They probably ran all the bums out, as liberal cities always do before big events.


36 posted on 04/16/2013 10:26:23 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: JRandomFreeper
I think I've got 4.

Sooo...you have an arsenal, do you? AND you hang out at right-wing websites? Put the salt shaker down and step away from the cutting board, citizen. The secret police are on the way.

37 posted on 04/16/2013 10:27:08 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: RetiredArmy
Nah...we rednecks use these


38 posted on 04/16/2013 10:28:25 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: ThomasMore

I love that picture. I’m glad he’s wearing goggles.


39 posted on 04/16/2013 10:30:10 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: ThomasMore
Is she mentally capable of handling a “PRESSURE” cooker.

She would be if she was trained in an Afghani terror training camp. /s

40 posted on 04/16/2013 10:31:02 AM PDT by South40 (I Love The "New & Improved" Free Republic!)
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To: Billthedrill
I have an answer for statists that think that way, but I can't use it on FR, or I'll get banned. ;)

/johnny

41 posted on 04/16/2013 10:31:05 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: RightResponse

“Pressure cooker ban.... on the way.”

They can have my pressure cooker when they pry it from my cold dead pot holders.


42 posted on 04/16/2013 10:41:05 AM PDT by READINABLUESTATE ("We must hang together, gentlemen...else, we shall most assuredly hang separately." - Franklin)
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To: MMaschin

TATP is hydrogen-peroxide related. And that points to Al Quaeda.


43 posted on 04/16/2013 11:00:01 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: MMaschin

TATP is hydrogen-peroxide related. And that points to Al Quaeda.


44 posted on 04/16/2013 11:00:02 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

You use 4 to can tomatoes at the same time? Why not get one big one?

Also they were described as 6-liter which would make them likely to small for canning quarts.


45 posted on 04/16/2013 11:04:35 AM PDT by Ford4000
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To: Nachum
First used in Afghanistan...

Could that be a hint?

46 posted on 04/16/2013 11:05:48 AM PDT by GOPJ (New AP term for Illegal Aliens IS Undocumented Democrats.... Jay Leno)
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To: Ford4000
Why not get one big one?

They are big ones. I grow a lot of my own food and can it. I'll have 32 quarts canning at one time, come harvest.

Not everyone is Northeastern Yankee city folks. Some of us scratch for a living.

/johnny

47 posted on 04/16/2013 11:10:40 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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48 posted on 04/16/2013 11:21:17 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Rennes Templar

and they will be easy to spot ...or smell..they will have the gas...from the beans...


49 posted on 04/16/2013 11:26:40 AM PDT by Youngman542012
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To: JimRed

Always duck tape. Handyman’s secret weapon.


50 posted on 04/16/2013 11:43:39 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (1 Cor 15: 50-54 & 1 Thess 4: 13-17. That about covers it.)
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