- The search also yielded priming devices, crucifixes, buttons with papal insignia, pictures of the pope and maps of the papal entourage's route.
- The fully primed device was discovered on Tuesday at a house in Sixmilecross, 5 miles ( 8 kilometers ) east of Omagh, scene of the deadliest attack in Northern Ireland's conflict.
- DDNP is used with other materials to form initiating explosive in propellant primer devices and is a substitute for lead styphnate in what are termed " non-toxic " ( lead free ) priming explosive compositions.
- A Philippine National Police spokesman said Tuesday that a Jan . 7 search of an apartment near the Vatican's official residence found a large quantity of chemicals that could be made into explosives, along with priming devices, computers, bibles, crucifixes, buttons with papal insignia, pictures of the pope and maps of the papal entourage's route.