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Bomb Squad Blows Up Downtown Suitcase

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) –A suspicious package was blown up Wednesday morning in downtown Pittsburgh.

According to police, the suitcase was spotted around 8:30 a.m. at the Pennsylvanian near the intersection of Grant Street and Liberty Avenue.

"Once we arrived on scene we x-rayed the suitcase, determined we had a lot of circuitry and wires in the package. We decided to disrupt the package. Once we disrupted the package, we determined it was safe of any explosives and the contents of the package happened to be a bunch of electronic equipment such as laptops, DVDs and VCR players.>

The Bomb Squad destroyed the black suitcase shortly before 10 a.m.

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