2 injured in Colo. package bomb explosion

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LAFAYETTE, Colo. - Two people were injured when a package left at a Lafayette home exploded.

The Denver Post reports that the two unidentified victims were flown by helicopter to a hospital burn unit.

The explosion happened at about 1 p.m. Saturday, when a woman picked up two packages left at her doorstep and carried them to her Volvo. One of the packages exploded.

Boulder County sheriff's deputies cleared people from several homes by having them climb onto ladders to get over their fences. They were taken to a recreational center on a bus.

A bomb squad was called to the scene.