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An Instructional Video for Preparation of Mercury Fulminate in Explosives
By SITE Institute
November 16, 2005

A 5:22 minute video providing instructions for the preparation of mercury fulminate in explosives was recently distributed amongst jihadist forums. The film, explaining that the sensitive substance is ?used as initiators in detonators,? provides a list of ingredients for the composition of mercury fulminate, and shows the incremental process leading to its completion. In addition, the author notes safety precautions the preparer must undertake, so as not to become poisoned by the gases emitted.

This video seems to be of the same production and narration as others which explained the manufacture of a ?thunder bomb ? and an explosive belt for suicide operations .

The video clip, a summary of the video, and a translation of selected audio/on-screen text is provided to our Intel Service members.


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