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Pipe bomb found, disarmed in Branson Landing

Thursday, February 18, 2010 | 11:36 a.m. CST; updated 11:50 a.m. CST, Thursday, February 18, 2010

BRANSON — Branson officials said two suspicious devices, one confirmed to be a bomb, have been discovered near the Branson Landing.

Branson city spokesman Jerry Adams said a pipe bomb was found inside a backpack near an ATM in the center of the Landing, which is the tourist town's upscale shopping area. That bomb was disarmed.

A second suspicious device was later found inside a car in a parking garage at the Landing. Adams said those explosives turned out to be fireworks.

A 35-year-old male from Florida and a 34-year-old female from Missouri were arrested after the bomb was found. They have not been charged.

No injuries have been reported.


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