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Warfare is proceeding on a number of unseen levels which makes the developments interesting. The entire article here is interesting, even though the electronicly detonated bombs can be jammed, as it says, its no good against suicide bombers...
Musharref himself reported in a Pakistani television-PTV interview after the failed attack that he had heard and felt the blast between 30 seconds and a minute after he crossed the bridge.
His bodyguards described a 30-second pause between crossing and blast.
The Pakistani president’s armor-plated limousine was fitted with high-tech jamming devices that stopped the timer for about a minute and also jammed the remote control. It was enough to let Musharraf cross the bridge safely.
Our sources report that the secret services of the United States, Russia and Israel have developed these devices to protect their leaders and for the use of special forces operating under cover or agents on special assignments.