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Explosive Device Detonated Outside Of Republican Attorney General’s Office

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Authorities are investigating an explosive that was detonated Saturday morning outside the office of Alabama Republican Attorney General Steve Marshall.

In a statement on Monday, Marshall said that there were no injuries from the explosion and that Alabama authorities would be further investigating the incident. No possible motives have been given and no suspects have been identified by state authorities. 

The Daily Wire has more:

“In the early hours of Saturday, February 24, an explosive device was detonated outside of the Alabama Attorney General’s Office building in Montgomery,” Marshall said in a statement. “Thankfully, no staff or personnel were injured by the explosion. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will be leading the investigation, and we are urging anyone with information to contact them immediately.”

The explosion reportedly took place at the intersection of Washington Avenue and South Bainbridge Street in Montgomery. and followed reports of a suspicious package being at the scene. 

“It was determined that the suspicious package was an explosive device that was detonated in the early morning hours of Saturday, Feb. 24,” the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said. “Nothing further is available as the investigation remains ongoing.”

The Alabama Bureau of Investigation was informed of the incident around 8:19 a.m. on Saturday morning.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Sgt. Jeremy Burkett said that there was no property damage from the detonation. 

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