Alyssa Alibaksh | The Avro Post

Fifth bomb explodes at a FedEx distribution centre near San Antonio, Texas following the series of Austin bombings, no one was seriously injured.

Authorities believe the package bomb is connected to the recent Austin bombings after another exploded injuring a worker early Tuesday.

The explosive was detonated on a conveyor belt within the FedEx facility.

In a statement confirming the explosion FedEx said, “We are working closely with law enforcement in their investigation.”

According to the attorney general of Texas, the package containing the explosive was sent from Austin addressed to a home within the city.

This incident follows four blasts in Austin, that resulted in six injured and two dead.

A second bomb which was not detonated was found in a FedEx facility in Schertz, Texas by the Schertz Police department.

Police believe the recent bombings in Austin come from the work of a skilled bomber or bombers, and have raised concerns regarding the level of sophistication with each explosive device.

President Donald Trump weighed in on the recent heinous acts, describing the incidents as “terrible” and said the federal authorities are closely working with local police.

Authorities have not made an arrest thus far, as their investigation continues.


More details to follow. Image of FedEx truck on site from CBC News. 

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