FBI, ATF Responding To Indiana Post Office After Multiple ‘Pipe Bombs’ Detonate


EAST CHICAGO, INDIANA — “One, possibly two explosive devices detonated” inside of a post office in East Chicago, Indiana Wednesday, an ATF spokesperson said.

At least one person was wounded—the FBI and ATF were responding to investigate.

WMAQ reported: The fire department received the call of a possible explosion at the East Chicago Main Passport Post Office around 6 p.m. at 901 E. Chicago Ave.,¬†[…]

A fire official at the scene told The Times two apparent pipe bombs were found and at least one person was injured. […]

Local police were on scene securing the area. It was unclear where the explosives originated.

Photo Source: NBC Chicago
Photo Source: NBC Chicago