KFSM, a CBS affiliate in Northwest Arkansas is reporting members of the Bentonville bomb squad blew up what they believe was bomb found inside the Osage Baptist Church Wednesday.
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The device was found in the foyer of the church. It had been moved to the gravel parking lot when a Carroll County deputy arrived.

Photographs of the device were sent to the bomb squad and the area around the church evacuated.

Once the bomb squad arrived, X-rays of the device revealed it contained electronic devices. A water cannon blew the device apart. Bomb technicians classified the device as an improvised explosive device.

The church had been a polling place on Tuesday for Arkansas' runoff elections. For that reasons, the FBI office in Fayetteville was notified.

According to a release from the Carroll County sheriff's department, other polling places in the county were either searched or a representative of the polling place was notified about the bomb.


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