Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Pipe bomb explodes at post office, injuring worker

Authorities said two pipe bombs were found at an East Chicago Ind. post office.         
                                     CBS Chicago Authorities said two pipe bombs were found at an East Chicago Ind. post office. CBS Chicago
Ellis Copeland | 08 September, 2017, 01:29

East Chicago Fire Chief Anthony Serna said the female postal worker's injuries were not life-threatening. He added that the post office was closed for the day when the explosion occurred.

A postal worker is hurt in an explosion at a northern in post office.

Authorities said an explosive device was detonated at the post office in northwestern in at about 6 p.m. Wednesday.

"That's really scary. We've never had anything like this happen", one person said.

The FBI says a pipe bomb caused an explosion that injured an employee at a northwestern IN post office.

Chief Serna confirmed in a news conference Wednesday night that there had been at least one explosion, and that investigators believed it had come from a package.

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The U.S. Post Office at 901 E Chicago Ave in East Chicago, Indiana.

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The Porter County bomb squad, along with agents from the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were investigating at the scene.

The motive for the attack was not immediately clear and the FBI was investigating.

Additionally, Mendez said that explosive bomb technicians have also responded to the scene.

A roadway near the post office was blocked off as authorities investigated.

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