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Austin Bombings

Police: Reported 6th Explosion is Not a Bomb

Police in Austin, Texas, are now saying that the reported sixth explosion is not a bomb. Police tweeted the reported incident was actually an incendiary device and does not appear to be connected to the five previous package bomb explosions that have rocked the city this month.

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Austin’s 4th Bomb in Month Injures Two

Austin police and EMS units responded to what they called a “Bomb Hotshot” call Sunday night. EMS officials tweeted confirmation of transporting two people with serious but “non-life-threatening” injuries.

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Mistaken Target Theory Develops in Austin Bombings Investigation

Media reports indicate that investigators in Austin, Texas, are developing theories of what might have motivated a bomber or bombers to set off three explosions in residential communities this month. Some neighbors are offering possible motives for the attacks. The three bomb blasts left two people dead and two others seriously injured.

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Mexico’s Gulf Cartel Sending Teams to Purchase Bulk Ammo in Texas

McALLEN, Texas — Members of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel are deploying teams to various stores in this border city area to purchase bulk quantities of ammunition for smuggling back to Mexico. It remains unclear if the reported stockpiling attempts could indicate a coming escalation in violence in across the border in Reynosa.