New York Times (http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/14/world/middl...
Militants Turn to Small Bombs in Iraq Attacks
By KATHERINE ZOEPF and MUDHAFER AL-HUSAINI
Published: November 13, 2008
BAGHDAD — They are usually no bigger than a man’s fist and attached to a magnet or a strip of gummy adhesive — thus the name “obwah lasica” in Arabic, or “sticky bomb.”
Association Of Muslim Scholars in Iraq (http://www.heyetnet.org/eng/iraq-news/5526-po...
Policeman Killed by Sticky Bomb in Mosul
Thursday, 01 July 2010 07:48
One policeman was killed and a civilian was wounded by a sticky bomb explosion in eastern Mosul. According to security sources a bomb, stuck to a civilian vehicle of a policeman, in al-Meshraq neighborhood in eastern Mosul, killing the policeman and wounding his civilian friend.
Sources did not give further details.
Englischsprachige Wikipedia (url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sticky_bomb_%28disambiguation%29):
Sticky bomb can refer to
* Sticky bomb the popular name for the "No. 74 Grenade ST"
* SS-HL-Handgranate, a German anti-tank grenade that used an adhesive pad to stick to the target
* Hafthohlladung, a German anti-tank grenade that used magnets to stick to a tank.
* Improvised explosive devices that rely on some sort of adhesive to remain on the target
Homeland Security News Wire (url=http://homelandsecuritynewswire.com/detecting-sticky-bombs):
Detecting sticky bombs
Published 30 July 2010
Sticky bombs -- explosives affixed to a car, which explode when you turn the ignition key -- as the stuff of movies dealing with the Mafia, but terrorists used them as well (as do the secret services of some countries); researchers at Argonne National Laboratory offer a way to detect surreptitiously placed sticky bombs