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Controlled Blast Brings Close to Roth's Bomb Squad TurnoutSalem-News.com
The blast shook homes and businesses in the surrounding area.
(SALEM) - "It shook the walls inside my apartment."
That is what one Salem resident reported to Salem-News.com over the telephone just after 3:00 PM, after officers detonated a suspected explosive device at the Roth's IGA store on Lancaster Drive NE in Salem.
A state police bomb squad had taken up position at the Roth's IGA store on Lancaster Drive NE, assisting Marion County deputies over a report of a suspicious device that was located on the store property.
Salem Hospital was also the scene of a bomb squad turnout today, that device was safely detonated and there were no injuries.
Traffic along all of Lancaster Drive NE was impacted by the police turnout. We'll have more when on this as information is released.
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