Several people have been injured during a bomb disposal squad training exercise at a prison complex in Pennsylvania.
the officials say that three law enforcement officers He was injured in an explosion during practice at the Montgomery County Jail on Thursday morning.
FBI says a member Officers from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, a Pennsylvania State Trooper and an FBI agent were injured in the explosion.
The injured were taken to hospitals But their terms have not been made public.
“Montgomery County Bomb Squad personnel were setting up an explosive device for a later class when it detonated prematurely,” prison spokesman said in a statement.
Shortly after 10 a.m., at least two fire trucks responded in an area near SCI – Phoenix in Skippack Township.
Both the FBI and the Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the incident, with the FBI tweeting that a training device had exploded unexpectedly.
The FBI tweeted, “This morning, the FBI was conducting explosive response training at SCI Phoenix for Philadelphia law enforcement partners when a live training device unexpectedly detonated, involving the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Pennsylvania State Police and FBI Philadelphia bomb technicians were injured.”
Investigators did not provide further details about the nature of the explosion.
Credit: www.independent.co.uk /