Thursday, June 18, 2009

Terrorism hitting the Homeland?

Explosion, Bomb Scare Force Salem Evacuation

Last Update: 5:03 pm
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SALEM, Ore. - Last night, a Salem resident reportedly blew his hand apart after a home-made device exploded.
Today, police found another device in a car parked at the same home. Wednesday afternoon, they evacuated homes on both sides of Norway, between Capitol and the railroad tracks, and on McCoy between Shipping and Jefferson streets.

A police robot detonated that "improvised explosive device", but the evacuation continued - required, say officers, during the removal of "extremely dangerous explosive chemicals" in the vicinity. [More...]

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