Several injured during Montgomery County Bomb Squad training exercise at SCI Phoenix in Skippack Township: police


Several people injured after training accident at Skippack Township Jail


Several people injured after training accident at Skippack Township Jail

00:33

SKIPPACK TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) – Several bomb techs and assistants were injured during a Montgomery County bomb squad training exercise at SCI Phoenix in Skippack Township Thursday morning. The incident happened shortly before 10 a.m.

The patients were transported to local hospitals. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

The FBI says a live training device exploded unexpectedly.

“This morning, the Philadelphia FBI was conducting explosives response training at SCI Phoenix for law enforcement partners when a live training device unexpectedly exploded, injuring bomb techs from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Pennsylvania State Police and Philadelphia FBI,” the FBI said in a statement. statement.

Among the injured are three deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, technicians from the Pennsylvania State Police and the FBI.

They were all treated in hospital.

The cause of the detonation is not yet known.




cnn-usa

Not all news on the site expresses the point of view of the site, but we transmit this news automatically and translate it through programmatic technology on the site and not from a human editor.
Back to top button