Large Pipe Bomb Found Near Train Tracks in Philadelphia

A large pipe bomb has been found near train tracks in Philadelphia, according to reports.

The 18-inch pipe bomb was found near Conrail train tracks behind St. Dominic’s Catholic Church on Sunday.

The device was discovered by a passerby just before 1:40 pm.

Police have now launched an investigation and brought local bomb squad authorities to investigate the scene.

Officials with the Philadelphia Police Department told a local Fox News affiliate that a passerby found a PVC pipe with capped ends and black powder.

It was discovered in Philadelphia’s Holmesburg section. 

Authorities shut down surrounding streets while a bomb squad removed the pipe bomb.

The bomb didn’t detonate and it was safely transported back to police headquarters. 

No injuries were reported. 

This is a developing story – check back for updates.

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By Frank Bergman

Frank Bergman is a political/economic journalist living on the east coast. Aside from news reporting, Bergman also conducts interviews with researchers and material experts and investigates influential individuals and organizations in the sociopolitical world.

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