Homemade explosive launched in central Pa.
CHAMBERSBURG- Police in central Pennsylvania are trying to find out who is behind
creating a homemade explosive that was launched into the air over the weekend.
police said they received numerous reports of an explosion at about 11:30 p.m.
Saturday. Police officers who responded to the scene found remnants of a large
PVC-type pipe that was used to launch a mortar-type round.
the item that exploded were located on the roof of a nearby building.
said homes in the area could have potentially ignited by falling debris and
whoever set off the device risked being severely hurt or killed. Investigators
are asking anyone who might have information about the explosive to contact