December 5, 2023

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A state police bomb squad x-rayed the objects however had been nonetheless unable to inform whether or not they had been precise bombs or simply props.

Newburyport police and firefighters are investigating after contractors found 4 attainable pipe bombs in a house they had been engaged on, authorities mentioned.

Police and firefighters responded to a house on Buy Road simply after 2 p.m. Thursday after contractors discovered a field that contained “what seemed to be 4 pipe bombs,” authorities mentioned in a press launch.

Authorities secured the scene and referred to as within the Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad. However even after x-raying the objects, they had been unable to find out whether or not the units had been precise bombs or simply props, authorities mentioned.

The house is below building and nobody is at present dwelling there. Police mentioned the property proprietor was not conscious of the field’s presence.

“Out of an abundance of warning, the Bomb Squad will likely be eradicating the objects from the house and taking them to a secluded space off Colby Farm Street to securely destroy the objects,” police mentioned within the launch. 

There isn’t a menace to most people, authorities mentioned.