Two people in critical condition after IED detonates at 7-Eleven

An improvised explosive device concealed in a bag was planted for another target, exploded after being recovered by patrons in a truck

7-eleven store sign
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WINNIPEG, Canada (INTELLIHUB) — Two people in their 20’s are in critical condition and two others were set ablaze after an improvised explosive device (IED) found in a bag exploded in a vehicle outside a 7-Eleven store around 11:15 p.m. Saturday.

The bag was retrieved by one of the injured from in front of the store and brought inside the cab of a pick-up truck where it eventually exploded.

Authorities said that the IED was not intended for the victims.

The incident is under investigation.

Via Intellihub

Source:

  • Stolen bomb detonates in truck, setting 4 people on fire in Winnipeg — CBC
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