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Five injured during bomb squad training in Pennsylvania, officials say

Five law enforcement officers were injured during bomb squad training at a state prison in Skippack Township, Pennsylvania, state police said.

FBI Philadelphia said a live training device unexpectedly detonated during an explosives response training at FBI Philadelphia. SCI Phoenix Three members of Congress from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, a Pennsylvania State Police officer, and an FBI special agent from FBI Philadelphia were injured. Said in a statement Friday afternoon.

The victim was taken to a local hospital. The injuries ranged in severity, but the FBI said all did not appear to be life-threatening. An FBI bomb technician was released from the hospital on Thursday.

It is unknown what caused the incident.

The FBI and state police are investigating the incident.

Skippack Township is located about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia.



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