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Breast Implant bombs - Can you weaponize an implant? Unfortunately yes.

Posted Mar 01 2010 8:05am
I saw a story today which touched on something I'd been thinking about for years. Apparently Islamic terrorists have been working on a way of turning a breast implant into a way to smuggle explosive liquids onto airliners. While that may sound like a joke headline from The Onion, it's really a scarry idea.

From relatively simple and innocuous ingredients, a highly explosive liquid can be produced.



This link to a BBC story demonstrates the devastating effect on a plane fuselage that such a liquid explosive could have http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/7536167.stm

I'm not exactly sure how you would trigger it, but presumable you could stab into the implant with a wire or pin and wire it to a celphone or battery (this type of liquid material can be ingnited with an electic charge)
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