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This generic term can also identify the method used to deliver the bomb. For example, a "suicide bomber" (the phrase that "homicide bomber" was invented to displace) delivers the bomb by killing himself or herself while killing others. Another example is a "mail bomber," who sends his or her murderous bomb by mail, like the Unabomber Ted Kaczynski.
Both of these are different from a more generic "homicide bomber" who personally plants a bomb with the intent “only” to commit homicide, and not suicide.
n. A bombing that intentionally kills another person; a suicide bombing in which the bomber's primary intent is to kill other people. —homicide bomber, n.
—The Associated Press, June 18, 1979
''We're working systematically very, very hard in arduous conditions,'' Killorin said. ''This is what we know. The man is in the area. We've confirmed that. Absolutely, we're very careful because this person is wanted for a homicide bombing.''
—Kathy Scruggs, "Manhunt for Rudolph expected to drag on," The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, July 22, 1998