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Improvised bomb found beside Interstate 35 exit in Oklahoma


PAULS VALLEY, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say an improvised incendiary bomb was found beside a busy interstate highway in southern Oklahoma.

In a statement posted on its Facebook page, the Garvin County Sheriff's Office said a state highway mowing crew found the item about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. It was found beside an Interstate 35 exit ramp about 4 miles (6 kilometers) northwest of Pauls Valley and about 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Oklahoma City.

Deputies called to the scene confirmed that the item was a homemade sparkler bomb, consisting of a cluster of sparklers tied together, and the...

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