Bomb found at grocery store in Alabama

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WILMER, Ala. (WKRG) – A bomb has been found at the DJ’s Grocery store located in Wilmer, Alabama on Monday evening. The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office says it was a PVC pipe bomb.

The MCSO Explosive Unit detonated the bomb. No one was hurt.

An employee from DJ’s Grocery told WKRG the bomb squad was called out around 5 p.m.

WKRG’s Dana Winter talked to the owner of DJ’s off-camera. He said a customer saw something strange near the owner’s truck. He described it as a PVC pipe with two caps on the end of it. It turned out fireworks were inside of it.

When the sheriff’s office detonated the device, there was a small explosion. The entire event was caught on surveillance video. It has been turned over to the MCSO.

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