Police confirm improvised explosive device found under vehicle

An improvised explosive device was found under a vehicle in west Edmonton Tuesday afternoon.

Police responded to the area of 159 Street, between 97 and 98 Avenue, at approximately 4:30 p.m. after a call about a possible bomb.

The area was cordoned off and evacuated. The street reopened and residents were allowed back home late Tuesday.

Edmonton police confirmed on Wednesday morning that the device was in fact an IED.


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Source: Edmonton CTV News