MOSCOW, March 9 – RIA Novosti. At least five students and a teacher were injured when an improvised explosive device was unintentionally detonated in a classroom in the US state of Michigan, local police said.
The incident took place on Monday in the village of Neweigo. According to preliminary results of the investigation, a 16-year-old schoolboy accidentally detonated a device brought to an educational institution, as a result of which he received moderate injuries and was hospitalized. At least four more students received minor injuries and went to a medical facility themselves. The school was evacuated.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that a 16-year-old student accidentally detonated a home-made explosive device that he brought to school. The device exploded in the classroom, injuring the 16-year-old himself and four other classmates,” the Western Michigan Police District said in a statement. on Twitter.
Further investigation of the incident is underway, including law enforcement agencies to find out the composition of the exploded substance.