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Explosives Stolen From Construction Site

Explosives Stolen From Construction Site



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(KSL News) Dozens of bags of explosives were stolen from a construction sight near St. George.

The Deseret Morning News reports the 30- and 50-pound bags of ammonium nitrate were locked in a storage bunker and clearly marked "explosive."

This is the second time bags were stolen. The first time was last October.

St. George Police Sergeant Craig Harding said they're "looking at kids and criminal mischief, up to terrorists."

Ammonium nitrate is used in construction and in agriculture. It's also one of the components of a fertilizer bomb, the same type used in the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995.

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