Explosive device found in Moscow deactivated by bomb squad

Explosive device found in Moscow deactivated by bomb squad
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The Spokane Bomb Squad confirmed that a suspected explosive device found in Moscow Wednesday was active. The device was deactivated on site and an investigation is currently underway, according to police.

The Moscow Police Department and Moscow Fire Department responded to the 400 block of North Almon Street around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday following reports of the device. Following further investigation, the bomb squad from Spokane was called to the area to help.

Moscow Police and Fire are responding to the 400 block of north Almon Street to investigate a suspected explosive device. Residents are requested to stay clear of the area. Additional details will be shared as they become available.

— City of Moscow Idaho (@CityofMoscowId) May 1, 2019

Neighbors were asked to stay clear of the area. The City of Moscow tweeted saying more information will be shared as it becomes available.

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