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Man Accused in Pipe Bomb Blast Facing Federal Indictment

Mark McCloud was indicted last week with knowingly possessing a "destructive device" not registered to him

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    Man Accused in Pipe Bomb Blast Facing Federal Indictment
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    A federal indictment has been handed down against a 45-year-old man who police say lost his left hand when a homemade pipe bomb detonated outside his Northfield, Vermont, home.

    The Burlington Free Press reports
    that Mark McCloud was indicted last week with knowingly possessing a "destructive device" not registered to him in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record.

    A federal complaint accused McCloud of possessing and transferring the explosives. His indictment included the first charge. McCloud will enter a plea Monday in Burlington federal court.

    The charges stem from a Dec. 9 blast that injured McCloud, his pregnant wife and others.

    In a statement posted on YouTube confirmed by a state prosecutor, McCloud says he received the devices from a family friend and was unaware of their power.

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