Terrorism: Suicide Bombing - Investigation

T. Kanchan, Anil Aggrawal

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Abstract

Suicide bombing is a variant of bombing in which the perpetrator primarily aims to strike the target by blowing himself/herself up. Suicide bombings commonly result in mass casualties, and hence the need for strengthening of mass disaster management systems. The investigating team, along with the crime scene investigators and forensic pathologists, are required to reconstruct the sequence of events and the crime scene. Blast lung injury, hemorrhage, air embolism, and severe dismemberment and disruption of the body are the most common causes of death in blast injuries. The identification of the deceased as well as the perpetrator of the crime is an essential part of the medicolegal investigation in suicide bombing.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages545-552
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9780128000557
ISBN (Print)9780128000342
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 04-11-2015
Externally publishedYes

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terrorism
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  • Social Sciences(all)

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Kanchan, T., & Aggrawal, A. (2015). Terrorism: Suicide Bombing - Investigation. In Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine: Second Edition (pp. 545-552). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-800034-2.00375-X
Kanchan, T. ; Aggrawal, Anil. / Terrorism : Suicide Bombing - Investigation. Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., 2015. pp. 545-552
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