The Punjab police on Thursday claimed to have recovered explosive material including a pressure cooker bomb, a pipe bomb and several country-made pistols from a father-son duo.
After the Boston bombings meet the newest marker of the dangerous other – beware the pressure cooker. FBI agents surrounded a Saudi student carrying a pressure cooker filled with a rice dish. Desis, be warned.
There’s nothing new or exciting about pressure cooker bombs—terrorists have used them for years, in India and elsewhere. Governments are seeking new technologies to defeat the terrorist’s best tool.