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Hear the loud explosion in downtown Waterloo?

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

If you live in Waterloo, you may have heard a loud explosion coming from the downtown area Thursday night.

Waterloo police were destroying a military shell.

Just before 5 p.m. Thursday, a person found the suspicious looking shell sitting along the south edge of the Cedar River between the 6th and 11th Street bridge.

Police called in the bomb squad to examine the device. At 9:50 p.m., officers were able to neutralize it, by putting a charge on the shell.

 

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