The device looks more like a detonator than an actual bomb. Do not expect correct information from the current administration.
Appears to me that the only “clock” in this story is the clock that the Muslims are going to clean. - The photo shown here doesn’t look anything like any clock I’ve ever seen. Fishy. - Obama was on this kid’s story like stink on s*it. Odd.
How would you know? A pound of plastic explosive could easily be pressed into a flat sheet on the bottom of the case and covered with some fabric to look just as it appears in the picture.