Multiple Suspicious Packages Sent To Military Locations Around DC

Military officers unload sacks of sand next to a hole in the ground (R), where a 250 kg World War Two bomb was found during excavation works at a gas station, before an operation to defuse it that will take place on Sunday, in Thessaloniki, Greece February 10, 2017. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

The FBI is investigating after a half-dozen suspicious packages containing explosive materials were mailed Monday to military installations around Washington, D.C., according to news reports.

The FBI is reportedly working to determine whether each of the boxes contained functioning explosives, or replica devices, as well as who is behind the packages. Authorities said they do not believe the packages came from the man responsible for a series of recent bombings in Austin, Texas.

Read more at The Hill.



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