English version

petrol bomb

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Bombs & terrorism
petrol bombˈpetrol bomb noun [countable]  British EnglishSCB a simple bomb consisting of a bottle filled with petrol and a lighted cloth syn Molotov cocktail
Examples from the Corpus
petrol bombThe raiders burst into the dining-room and rolled hand grenades along the floor as a petrol bomb was launched outside.Another Epworth resident was burned alive a few days earlier when a petrol bomb was thrown into his home.
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