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... to a bomb-squad robot in the wild:
BOSTON (CBS) – An area of Atlantic Ave. in Boston was shut down as bomb technicians blew up a suspicious suitcase left by an unknown man next to a Homeland Security vehicle.

The suitcase could be seen Friday morning on the ground next to a police SUV on Atlantic Ave.

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said the bag was left by an unidentified man who then quickly left the area. Police say the man is not a suspect, but they want to talk to him about why he left the suitcase behind.

A bomb robot picked the item up and carried it across the street. A short time later the suitcase was blown up on the side of the road.

Evans said that when technicians used an x-ray to look inside the suitcase, wires and a power source could be seen.

Police do not believe there were any explosive items inside, but decided to do a controlled detonation.


http://boston.cbslocal.com/2015/12/04/boston-atlantic-ave-suspicious-package-suitcase-seaport-boulevard/?cid=twitter_cbsboston

FYI, this is literally across the street from my Current Paying Gig. That "controlled detonation" was pretty loud; fortunately, apart from traffic backups, no lasting damage appears to have happened.
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