The cause of Bengaluru blast is not gas leakage, it is IED explosives!

An explosion occurred yesterday at the bustling Rameshwaram Cafe in Bengaluru’s Whitefield area. Nine people were injured. Improvised Explosive Device (IED) is being used for this. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has denied the possibility of gas leakage. He said, “In the CCTV footage, a person was seen keeping a bag in the cafe. “It was not a high-intensity explosion, but it was fatal.” Such information keeps coming to light.

What is IED?

IED is basically a homemade bomb. According to a fact sheet from the United States Department of Homeland Security, “Because they are improvised, IEDs can come in many forms, ranging from small pipe bombs to sophisticated devices capable of causing massive damage and loss of life. They are.” An IED can be used in a vehicle, carried by a person. It can be thrown, parceled in a package or hidden on the side of the road. It can be used in 100 The term “IED” was first used in 2003 during the US Iraq campaign, when such bombs were commonly used against US forces.

IED components

Every IED has some basic components, which can come in different forms depending on the resources available to the bomb maker. It consists of an initiator, or triggering mechanism, (which triggers the detonation), a switch (which arms the explosive), a main charge (which causes the detonation), a power source (most IEDs have an electrical initiator, so they require a) an electronic power source), and a container. Additionally, IEDs may be packed with additional materials or “modifications” such as nails, glass, or metal pieces, designed to increase the amount of shrapnel released from the explosion. The loss caused by this.

chemicals

They may also contain hazardous materials such as toxic chemicals or radio-active substances, with IEDs filled with depleted uranium being referred to as “dirty bombs”. Some of the common materials used to make IEDs include fertilizers such as ammonium nitrate and urea nitrate, gunpowder, and hydrogen peroxide. The reason passengers are not allowed to carry a certain amount of liquids on commercial aircraft is because of the possibility of creating an IED on site by mixing some commonly available liquids.

Do IEDs cause harm?

IEDs are not only used to kill and injure. These are often used to create a distraction, especially in active combat zones. According to the US Department of Homeland Security, “The damage caused by an IED depends on its size, construction and location, and the high explosive it contains.

Generally, IEDs come with very clear trade-offs. Although smaller bombs are easier to conceal, carry, and deploy, they are generally much less harmful than larger bombs, especially those deployed using vehicles. Some notable examples of IEDs being used in the past include the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, 2008 Jaipur blasts, 2006 Jama Masjid blasts and 2013 Bodhgaya blasts. Maoist insurgents and Kashmiri terrorists also commonly use IEDs.

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