Philadelphia Bomb Squad Disposes of Suspicious Packages Outside Engineering Building

The Engineering Building was evacuated early Tuesday morning after two suspicious packages were found on the corner of 12th and Norris.

The Philadelphia Police Bomb Squad diffused a small wrapped package on a loading dock and another package inside a trash truck. 300 students and staff were evacuated from the building and no injuries were reported. The Philadelphia Police Bomb Squad gave declared the area safe at 10:30 a.m.

Watch above as the Philadelphia Police diffuse the situation.

Temple Update reached out to Charles Leone, executive director of campus security, for comment, but have yet to receive a call back.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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