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Pipe bomb explodes in shed in west Grand Island

Police are investigating a small explosion at a Grand Island business.
Police are investigating a small explosion at a Grand Island business.(Associated Press)
Published: Dec. 1, 2021 at 4:50 PM CST
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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - Grand Island police are trying to track down the person responsible for a pipe bomb which exploded in a shed at a business in the west end of town.

Police reports indicate that an employee at Mid-Nebraska Feeds said an unknown explosive device blew up inside a shed on the property. A piece of the bomb went through the siding on one of the walls. Mid-Nebraska Feeds is located near the intersection of Highway 30 and Claude Road. The explosion caused about $1,500 damage.

The explosion happened sometime between last Friday and Tuesday.

Police think the device was a fuse LED type of homemade bomb similar to a large homemade firework.

Police say they are reviewing video evidence.

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