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Old 03.08.2011, 16:36
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Australia: girl found with explosive device attached to her neck

She must be terrifed:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14388331


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Re: Australia: girl found with explosive device attached to her neck

OMG poor girl!
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Old 03.08.2011, 16:41
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Re: Australia: girl found with explosive device attached to her neck

I seem to recall a movie that featured this type of strategy. The person with the bomb tied to them was a decoy for the police, while the real bomb was triggered elsewhere.
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Re: Australia: girl found with explosive device attached to her neck

That has to be the most horific thing you could go through. Hope to God she can cope and come through it!
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Re: Australia: girl found with explosive device attached to her neck

Wow! Is Mosman the new Melbourne? When did the Mafia end up in Mosman?
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Old 03.08.2011, 16:54
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Re: Australia: girl found with explosive device attached to her neck

9 hours in....... this is a horrible thing to do to someone to get at somebody else.

Not only do I hope this girl is OK, but I hope they string out those pricks who use the innocence of someone else as leverage - it's weak.


Fingers crossed
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Old 03.08.2011, 17:22
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Re: Australia: girl found with explosive device attached to her neck

She's safe. It's just been reported that the device has been removed

Here's hoping they catch whomever was involved!

http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/teenager-s...804-1ic0b.html

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Re: Australia: girl found with explosive device attached to her neck

WOW this is really scary ! Is there any were which is still safe ?

Whats been goin gon in the world lately ??



A hope this teenage girl manages to come over the drama of being strapped to a explosive devise for 9 hours,..
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She's safe. It's just been reported that the device has been removed

Here's hoping they catch whomever was involved!

http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/teenager-s...804-1ic0b.html
10 hours how horrendous!!!!
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Old 03.08.2011, 19:23
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Re: Australia: girl found with explosive device attached to her neck

Back to the Aussie Sheila: Guess you'd be in two minds or not if you should hold in that fart or just let it rip with the risk of triggering the whole load.....
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Old 04.08.2011, 08:50
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Back to the Aussie Sheila: Guess you'd be in two minds or not if you should hold in that fart or just let it rip with the risk of triggering the whole load.....

Sorry to groan you, but I just don't think that's funny in the slightest. There's a time and a place for humour and I don't think this is one of them.

Just my tuppence worth.

Disclaimer: I am in a bit of a sensitive mood today so maybe I would have found that funny some other time.
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Old 04.08.2011, 09:06
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Re: Australia: girl found with explosive device attached to her neck

Back to the news: weirdest thing is they are not saying if the device WAS a bomb (the news say it wasn't clear if it was a viable bomb), they don't say if there was a ransom note, they don't say what the motive for the attack was. Basically it says they released a girl from a device that seemed to be explosive, but don't know who planted it, or why.
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Old 04.08.2011, 09:15
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Back to the news: weirdest thing is they are not saying if the device WAS a bomb (the news say it wasn't clear if it was a viable bomb), they don't say if there was a ransom note, they don't say what the motive for the attack was. Basically it says they released a girl from a device that seemed to be explosive, but don't know who planted it, or why.

I read somewhere (will try to find it) that it has been confirmed that it was a dummy and not a true explosive. They don't know yet who did it but the person broke in wearing a ski mask, attached the "bomb" and then told the girl there was an in-built microphone and he would detonate it via remote control if his demands weren't met. Seems like a ransom attempt to me.

*goes off to find link to article*

Not exactly the best paper to quote but here goes:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ne-Pulver.html
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Old 04.08.2011, 09:36
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Re: Australia: girl found with explosive device attached to her neck

This must be a very awful for the girl!
I'm not sure, this will be one of those experiences you'll end up laughing about it at Christmas dinner...."Oh, remember when I had that fake bomb strapped on my neck and everybody thought it was real? Lol! Pass me the collard greens please..."
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Old 04.08.2011, 10:05
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Sorry to groan you, but I just don't think that's funny in the slightest. There's a time and a place for humour and I don't think this is one of them.

Just my tuppence worth.

Disclaimer: I am in a bit of a sensitive mood today so maybe I would have found that funny some other time.
Fair comment, except for the fact that the whole thing was a fake anyway. Strangely enough, I doubt that the recipient could care less what was written here or in the press, the trauma is now engrained.
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Fair comment, except for the fact that the whole thing was a fake anyway. Strangely enough, I doubt that the recipient could care less what was written here or in the press, the trauma is now engrained.
True, but that is not the point. Yours was just an insensitive remark, it does not matter if the person will read it or not.
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Old 04.08.2011, 10:25
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Fair comment, except for the fact that the whole thing was a fake anyway. Strangely enough, I doubt that the recipient could care less what was written here or in the press, the trauma is now engrained.

Where have you seen it was a fake?

Damn if it is....seems I always post the bloody hoax stories!
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Old 04.08.2011, 10:33
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Where have you seen it was a fake?

Damn if it is....seems I always post the bloody hoax stories!

the situation was real, just the bomb wasn't
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the situation was real, just the bomb wasn't

OK. I got confused as Assassin said "the whole thing was a fake".
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Where have you seen it was a fake?

Damn if it is....seems I always post the bloody hoax stories!
BBC News It was a very real attempt at a ransom, but a very clever hoax bomb
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