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Serial Flashlight Bomber in Arizona

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Phoenix Field Division Special Agent in Charge Thomas Atteberry today announces a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the recent criminal bombings in Glendale and Phoenix, Arizona. ATF, FBI, Glendale Police Department, and the Phoenix Police Department are currently investigating these incidents.

Three Victim-Operated Improvised Explosive Devices (VOIEDs), contained within yellow plastic 6-volt handheld flashlights, exploded when victims found these apparently discarded items and tried the on/off switches in order to determine if the flashlights worked. Two of these incidents took place in Glendale, Arizona, on May 13 and May 14, 2012. The other incident took place in Phoenix, Arizona, on May 24, 2012. Five people received minor injuries related to the detonation of

Added: May-31-2012 Occurred On: May-31-2012
By: joe prole
Regional News, Weapons
Tags: Flashlight bomb, IED
Location: Arizona, United States (load item map)
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