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05 Feb 2019 | 02:56 PM UTC

US: Lingering disruptions possible following explosion in Albuquerque Feb. 4

United States of America News Alert

Suspected improvised explosive device (IED) kills one in Albuquerque (New Mexico) February 4; heightened security presence to be expected in coming days

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/5/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/7/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Denver). COUNTRY/REGION Albuquerque (NM)

Event

A suspected improvised explosive device (IED) killed one person at a shopping center in Albuquerque (New Mexico) on Monday afternoon (local time), February 4. According to police, the device caused a "substantial" explosion in the parking lot of the center, located at the intersection of Coors Boulevard NW and Central Avenue SW on the city's west side. A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions can be expected in the area over the coming days. 

Advice

Individuals in Albuquerque are advised to monitor developments to the situation, prepare for lingering disruptions, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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