Northeastern university package 'detonates'

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At least one person was hurt on Tuesday evening when a package was opened at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston police are currently investigating the incident.


A representative for the police department informed Fox News that at 7:16 p.m., officers were dispatched to Holmes Hall, located at 39 Leon St., due to a "possible package that had detonated,"


as reported. A male employee, 45 years old, was hurt in the blast, police said Tuesday night. After getting small cuts on his hands, the patient was taken to the emergency room.


The Boston Police Department said that a second suspicious package had been discovered and "made safe" by bomb disposal experts. A university official said, "The building has been evacuated, 


and a message to the Boston campus was sent at 7:55 pm recommending people to avoid the area." When more details become available, we will share them with the people of the Northeast.


The Boston Police Department and the Boston Fire Department were also there. The patient was taken to a local hospital by a BLS ambulance, according to Boston's emergency medical services. 


The FBI told Fox News that the Boston field office "is aware of the situation and is coordinating with our law enforcement partners as expected. "During a press conference, 


Mayor Michelle Wu said that the emergency workers who were sent to the scene did a "quick, coordinated, and excellent job. "The mayor has stressed the need to ensure the safety of all of the city's .


The Northeastern University Police Department has requested that the surrounding area be kept quiet while they investigate an "incident" at Holmes Hall.

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