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Pipe Bomb Found Inside a Portable Toilet at a Construction Site

Pipe Bomb Found Inside a Portable Toilet at a Construction Site



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Greg Neft, KSL NewsradioA scary scene in a Holladay neighborhood today, as authorities detonate what they say was a pipe bomb ready to explode.

Pipe Bomb Found Inside a Portable Toilet at a Construction Site

The Salt Lake Bomb Squad safely detonated the device just yards away from homes and a golf course. They say it was a close call. "It had a fuse in it, and the fuse went out before it went off," says bomb technician Rennald Egbert.

He says it was found at a construction site inside a portable toilet. Egbert says, "I assume just a prank by some, possibly teenagers."

Pipe Bomb Found Inside a Portable Toilet at a Construction Site

But Egbert says it's not funny. It could have killed somebody, and it's not funny for those who have to clean the toilets.

Whoever did it may face a felony charge.

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