Explosion at Southwest Philadelphia Apartment Complex Prompts Bomb Squad Response and Evacuation

PHILADELPHIA, PA – In Southwest Philadelphia, the bomb squad was called to an apartment complex early Monday morning after an unknown device exploded. The incident took place at the 4500 block of Larchwood Avenue at 12:40 a.m. Initially, police and firefighters responded to a call for a man who had suffered injuries from fireworks. The victim, a man in his 30s, had extensive hand injuries after an undisclosed device detonated. He was promptly transported to …

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