Train Bomber Speaks: Underestimated Power of Bomb

A man who detonated a bomb on a commuter train in Taipei July 7 has been able to talk to police after being taken out of critical care. Lin Ying-chang, 55, told police he made the bomb using principles he had learned playing with matches as a child. He said he bought firecrackers and used scissors to cut them open to remove the gunpowder. He made the detonation device using the scratch-pad of a matchbox and a match head, which

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