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Pipe bomb found in Montclair driveway

October 11, 2010 3:19:40 PM PDT
Police in New Jersey are investigating the discovery of a pipe bomb in a driveway in Monclair.

A man going outside for the morning newspaper found the pipe bomb in his garbage can on Aubrey Avenue around 6:45 a.m.

About fifteen homes in the area were evacuated as a precaution until the bomb squad arrived on the scene.

The pipe bomb was detonated at 8:30 a.m.

The detonation caused some damage to the driveway, but no one was hurt.

A young couple with a baby lives at the house, police said.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office are investigating.


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