Speculation focused on what type of improvised devices had been used, possibly a pipe bomb or an acetone peroxide explosive, which are both relatively easy to make and to conceal.
What does AP stand for?
AP stands for Acetone Peroxide (explosive)
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- Accredited Person
- Accredited Personnel
- Accredited Professional
- Accumulation Period
- Acellular Pertussis
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In a safe in Swift's bedroom, police found plans of the school, instructions on how to use a substance called acetone peroxide as a detonator, and a blue tin full of table tennis balls.
The entries start with acetone peroxide (explosive) to the Zealots who used terror against the Romans in the first century BC.
Early reports suggested the bombers had used a military plastic explosive during the attacks but it was later claimed that police had found acetone peroxide, a highly volatile mixture also known as Mother of Satan or TATP, in a bath during a raid on a house in the Hyde Park area of Leeds.
It was later claimed that police had found acetone peroxide - a highly volatile mixture - in a bath during the Leeds raid
It was later claimed that police had found acetone peroxide - a highly volatile mixture also known as 'Mother of Satan' or TATP - in a bath during a raid on a property in Leeds.
Peroxide is an ingredient in Acetone Peroxide - also known as TATP or "Mother of Satan" - which was used in the London attacks.
Blair declined to comment directly on reports that police had found a quantity of the home-made explosive acetone peroxide at a house in Leeds -- the raw material from which the London subway and bus bombs are believed to have been made.