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Table 3, Robert M. Heramb and Bruce R. McCord

Table 3. Significant Actual and Attempted Bombings Involving Devices Using Smokeless Powder, Black Powder, or Black Powder Substitutes

Number of Incidents
Deaths
Injuries
1992
1993
1994
1992-1994
1992-1994
Total incidents
260
258
294
27
199
Actual
166
160
122
27
199
Attempted
94
98
172
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Container

Pipe/metal
158
169
158
19
122

Pipe/plastic
28
34
43
0
16

Cardboard/paper
7
3
4
0
2

Other
60
42
72
8
53

Unknown
7
10
17
0
6

NOTE: Significant bombings represent actual bombings that caused at least one death, one injury, a minimum of $1,000 in property damage, or attempted bombings aimed at specified targets.

 

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