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Monday, August 14, 2006
Officials say the plot to bomb as many as 12 U.S. bound flights from Britain involved a liquid-based explosive. The plot recalls a failed 1995 scheme by imprisoned Ramzi Yousef that involved nitroglycerin hidden in a bottle of contact-lens solution. Most recent high profile terror attacks have relied or more conventional explosives.

1.) Location: Bali, Indonesia
Date: Car and suicide bombings at a pair of nightclubs popular with tourists kill 202 people.
Explosives Used: About two pounds of TNT at one location and about 220 pounds of ammonium nitrate, commonly used for fertilizer, at the other.

2.) Location: Istanbul
Dates: Nov.15 and Nov. 20,2003
Attacks: Suicide truck bombings outside two synagogues, a British bank and the British consulate kill 62.
Explosive used: An unspecified amount of ammonium nitrate.

3.) Location: Madrid
Date: March 11,2004
Attack: Ten Backpack bombs on commuter trains kill 191.
Explosive used: About 22 pounds dynamite per backpack, with cell phones used to trigger detonators.

4.) Location: Taba, Egypt
Date: Oct. 7,2004
Attack: A car bomb explodes at a Hilton hotel on the Sinai Peninsula, killing 34.
Explosive used: About 1,100 pounds of TNT.

5.) Location: London
Date: July 7,2005
Attack: Synchronized suicide bombings on subway trains and a double-decker bus kill 52.
Explosive used: Triacetone triperoxide, or TATP, a mixture of widely available chemicals including acetone, hydrogen peroxide and mineral acid.

6.) Location: Amman, Jordan
Date: Nov. 9,2005
Attack: Suicide bombers kill 57 at three hotels.
Explosive used: Each bomber had up to 22 pounds of RDX, a powerful military explosive, packed with ball bearings to inflict maximum dmaage.

7.) Location: Mumbai, India
Date: July 11,2006
Attack: Synchronized blasts on the city's rail system kill at least 190
Explosive used: A mixture of RDX, ammonium nitrate and fuel oil.

(Sources:Tribune Archieves, News Reports, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms)
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