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FBI investigating explosion in Jersey beach town

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>> A bag bomb in a New Jersey beach town triggering an investigation by the FBI and other federal agencies. Police say the explosive device detonated inside a plastic garbage can Saturday morning in Seaside Park. The boardwalk evacuated, bomb sniffing dogs sent into the area. No one was injured in the blast.
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Media reports say other devices were found un-exploded in the same trash can. The bomb went off hours before a five kilometer run benefiting members of the US armed services was set to pass through the area. An attack on the Boston Marathon in 2013 killed 3 and injured more than 200.
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The explosion in New Jersey Saturday also bringing in agents from the department of homeland security and the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and explosives.