Boston Police on apartment explosion: 'Unknown chemicals' in container inside

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September 20, 2013, 11:05 am
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(NECN: Boston, Mass.) - Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis held a news briefing after an apartment building in the Hyde Park section of the city was evacuated due to an explosion.

Davis says there are unknown chemicals in a container inside the apartment at this time -- a "significant number" of them.

Davis says there is no specific connection to drugs or terrorism at this time.

Davis says a search warrant will be executed later in the day.

The victim has lost both of his hands.

Tags: Boston Police, explosion, Ed Davis, Hyde Park, chemicals
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