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Discharged incendiary bomb in action (8)


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'discharged' is the definition.
(demobbing is a kind of discharging)

'incendiary bomb in action' is the wordplay.
I cannot really understand how this works, but
an anagram of 'bomb' is 'mobb' which is present in the answer.
'action' could be 'deed' (deed is a kind of action) and 'deed' is found in the leftover letters.
No letters remain.
This explanation may well be incorrect...

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(Other definitions for demobbed that I've seen before include "Returned to civvy street" , "discharged" , "Retired from military service" .)

I've seen this clue in the Sydney Morning Herald.
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