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originate from two sources?an improvised explosive device or a fuel-air
explosion. The presence of explosives residue, initiators, or accelerators give
sufficient evidence for an improvised explosive device. However, fuel-air
aerosol, particularly liquid petroleum gas, explosion cases are difficult to
investigate because of the lack of evidence (Beveridge 1998; Narayanan 1996).
Fuel-air aerosol may result from mixing combustible gases, vapors, dusts, and
mists or from mixing combustible liquids with air (aerosol) in appropriate
proportions. Aerosols are formed by diffusion of gases and liquids in air
(Sharma 1992). Fuel-air aerosol or aerosol explosions cause heavy damage to
buildings resulting in damages of property or loss of lives.