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    Posted September 17, 2013 by
    Goldfield, Nevada

    Traffic stop locates bomb

    An early morning traffic stop near the Esmeralda county courthouse resulted in finding bomb materials in the trunk of the car. This all started as a road rage incident in Tonopah according to Nye County Sheriff Tony DeMeo when the driver of the car fired a shot at another car. At 7:30 AM US95 was shut down and the local residents, businesses and elementary school were evacuated. There were explosions at about 1100 then again about 230. as of 5:00 PM the highway is still shut down, They are escorting traffic via backroads to get around the incident. Bomb squads had to be called in from Las Vegas about 175 miles away.
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