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Father, 2 kids hurt in car bomb blast in Monroe

Santiago Esparza
The Detroit News

Monroe— Local, state and federal authorities are investigating the detonation of a car bomb that hospitalized three people Tuesday evening.
The incident happened about 5:40 p.m. at East Elm and Interstate 75, Monroe police officials said in a press release.
A father and his two children were in the vehicle at the time of the incident, Michigan State police said, citing preliminary information from Monroe County authorities.
The children were flown by helicopter to St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo and were listed in serious condition, police said. The father was taken by ambulance to the hospital, police said. He also was listed in serious condition.
The victims' injuries weren't released.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives confirmed Wednesday morning that an explosive device was involved in the incident.
Michigan State Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are working with Monroe police on the investigation.
Monroe Police Lt. Charles Abel said in an e-mail that authorities were to meet Wednesday morning to discuss the case, and a press conference could be held after the meeting.


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