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Florida: IED Discovered Near Mailbox

Submitted by Mahtab7 on Mon, 06/05/2023 - 15:48

TRIPwire, 5 June 2023 On 3 June 2023, at approximately 1245 hours local time, Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) deputies responded to a residence in Crystal River after an IED was discovered near the mailbox at the end of a driveway. No further device details have been released. The CCSO Bomb Squad responded to assist and confirmed the IED was viable. Bomb technicians used a robot to render the device safe and removed it from the scene for offsite disposal. The incident remains under investigation.