Adelaide homes evacuated as police detonate ‘Mother of Satan’ explosives

Police have set off four controlled explosions in the backyard of an Adelaide home, but say the incident is not connected to terrorism.

The home at Heytesbury Road at Davoren Park, in Adelaide’s north, was raided by police last night and “explosive-related material” was allegedly found.

Properties surrounding the home were evacuated as emergency services prepared to detonate the explosive materials known as “Mother of Satan”.

Four explosions were heard from the backyard of the house between 3:10pm and 4:40pm.

Aaron Ellis, 43, has been charged with possession and manufacture of explosives.

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Source: ABC News