Authorities discovered an explosive device under a bridge in Central Texas last night.
Explosive Device Found Under Farm To Market 1963 Bridge
The explosive device was discovered on the Farm to Market 1963 bridge three miles south of Rosebud on Tuesday night. The child of a firefighter spotted something suspicious under the bridge and called his father.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives used a water cannon and a PAN disruptor to disarm the device.
Device Designed To Spray Shrapnel
The McLennan County Sheriff’s office says that the device was full of shotgun shells and a flammable liquid designed to blow shrapnel. “Someone had made this to create lots of damage and harm,” they stated.
There were no injuries reported.
Authorities do not have a motive or suspects at this time.