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Old Bomb Detonated in Columbia County

Posted on: 5:30 pm, March 13, 2012, by , updated on: 01:30pm, March 14, 2012

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Some people living between Bloomsburg and Danville were startled last night by the sound of an explosion.

A four foot bomb was detonated at a quarry after being discovered near Catawissa.

Police said they were clearing away brush Monday along Old Reading Road when they discovered the bomb from the Vietnam era.

A bomb unit from Maryland removed the bomb and detonated it.

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