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Pop bottle bomb briefly closes Highway 99

 

Last updated 10/15/2020 at 8:51am

Edmonds PD

The remnants of a plastic pop bottle that exploded in Edmonds.

An unattended plastic pop bottle, mixed with ingredients taken from bomb-making information pulled from the internet, exploded and briefly shut down Highway 99 on Saturday, Oct. 10.

Edmonds police say nobody was injured, and no damage was found to property after remnants from the crude explosive device were discovered in a parking lot near 236th Street SW and Highway 99.

Officers responded to the area at 1:15 p.m. after an employee at a nearby business heard an explosion and saw smoke, said Sgt. Josh McClure. They found debris from the exploded device in the parking lot of businesses on the...



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