Sutli bomb

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Sutli bomb is an Indian firecracker popular during the festival of Diwali and other celebrations.[1] It is the noisiest firecracker, exceeding the permissible sound barrier of 145 decibels (dB).[2]

The firecracker[edit]

Sutli bomb is made with jute twine (sutli) that is green in color and has a red band that has manufacturer's name. The twine is wrapped around the explosive component and results in producing a powerful sound.


It is banned by many governments under Arms Act, because of the noise level it produces that is almost double the permissible level of 75 decibels.[3][4]