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Pipe bomb destroyed at tech college

Sep 15, 2017 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

A pipe bomb discovered Thursday at Hennepin Technical College in Brooklyn Park prompted an immediate evacuation and shutdown of the campus.

Police destroyed the bomb to render it safe and will continue to investigate whether it was functional and who was behind it.

"It was intentionally made to be destructive," said Brooklyn Park Deputy Chief Mark Bruley. But it's unclear whether it had the capacity to detonate on its own, he said.

The bomb, which was found in a common area nea...