The new report emerged on July 7, 2017, when Jenan Moussa, a “roving reporter Arabic Al Aan TV,” an Arabic-language satellite television network with its headquarters in the United Arab Emirates, wrote on Twitter that members of the U.S.-supported Syrian Democratic Forces told her American warplanes sometimes dropped an “electricity bomb.” The SDF fighters added that when the weapon went off, anyone carrying metallic items would “burn.”
Or maybe not.
Don't ask me: I'm a doctor not an engineer.
but years ago we heard about research on microwave and other electronic weapons.
could microwaves make your iPhone explode?
and since most newer cars have a computerized carburator, it means they could be stopped.