Homemade bombs found at mall near Columbine high school

Reuters News
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Posted: Apr 20, 2011 8:13 PM

DENVER (Reuters) - A shopping mall near Columbine High School was evacuated on Wednesday after authorities discovered two propane tanks and a pipe bomb, authorities said.

Twelve years to the day after two high school students shot dead a teacher, 12 students and themselves on April 20, 1999, the devices were found at Southwest Plaza Mall, about a mile from Columbine.

Among the arsenal school shooters Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris possessed during their assault in 1999 were pipe bombs and propane tanks fashioned into bombs.

(Reporting by Keith Coffman; Editing by Dan Whitcomb and Greg McCune)