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2 Live Bombs Removed Safely From Glassell Park Home

LAPD Bomb Squad vehicle (Photo by Lord Jim via Flickr)
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It took several hours yesterday for the Los Angeles Police Department's bomb squad to safely remove two live military devices from a home in Glassell Park, according to LA Now.The devices, thought to be bombs from either the Korean or Vietnam War, were discovered by a man who was cleaning his parents' garage at their home on the 4000 block of Verdugo Road [map].

The responding authorities, including the bomb squad, initiated an evacuation of the neighborhood encompassing a 300-yard radius, and the California Highway Patrol closed the Verdugo off-ramp of the 2 Freeway.

At approximately 5 p.m. the two devices were safely removed from the garage and taken from the scene. They "will be either destroyed or handed over to the military." No one was hurt during the process.