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Nuclear Unicorn

(19,497 posts)
Wed Feb 4, 2015, 10:28 PM Feb 2015

Small bomb explodes inside Chantilly Walmart store

Small bomb explodes inside Chantilly Walmart store

CHANTILLY, Va. (WJLA) -- A small bomb exploded Wednesday evening inside a Walmart store, but police said no injuries were reported.

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The device detonated inside the store in the Chantilly Shopping Center about 6:20 p.m., said Roger Henriquez, a Fairfax County police spokesman.

It produced a lot of smoke, prompting the evacuation of the building.

Police said the incident was malicious, but did not immediately provide further details.


http://www.wjla.com/articles/2015/02/small-bomb-explodes-inside-chantilly-walmart-store-111189.html#ixzz3QpkYPGJA

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Fuzzy Slipper

(25 posts)
1. That reminds me, whatever happened with that NAACP office bombing in Colorado Springs
Wed Feb 4, 2015, 10:42 PM
Feb 2015


Would have been big news if it was a Walmart!

NaturalHigh

(12,778 posts)
6. About your graphic...
Wed Feb 4, 2015, 11:13 PM
Feb 2015

The bomb went off three hours before this "search" by Think Progress. The Charlie Hebdo shooters were still at large. Nobody even really knew what happened had happened in Colorado Springs. The next day it was all over CNN. I know because we keep it on CNN at work during the day.

That graphic is a misleading piece of propaganda. It might be technically true, but it certainly doesn't tell the story.

daredtowork

(3,732 posts)
14. If I remember correctly...
Thu Feb 5, 2015, 12:14 AM
Feb 2015

Didn't the NAACP bombing happen the day before Charlie Hebdo, and it took about a day of social media outrage before anyone covered it.

NaturalHigh

(12,778 posts)
15. Ah...you are correct.
Thu Feb 5, 2015, 12:26 AM
Feb 2015

I thought they both happened on the same day. Apparently Colorado Springs was January 6 and Paris was January 7.

NaturalHigh

(12,778 posts)
4. I remember people saying the same thing about the Boston bombers.
Wed Feb 4, 2015, 11:02 PM
Feb 2015

Maybe you remember that? Turns out it wasn't right wing gun nuts.

But then you already knew that...

onehandle

(51,122 posts)
9. Onehandle, can you believe the defense of 'gun nuts' here?
Wed Feb 4, 2015, 11:35 PM
Feb 2015

Why is it so many come to a librul forum to defend gun nuts?

Why is it? Oh so why?

NaturalHigh

(12,778 posts)
16. You know, you look kind of silly here.
Thu Feb 5, 2015, 12:28 AM
Feb 2015

First of all, I'm sure most people define gun nuts much differently than you. Second, you made a really stupid comment that "gun nuts" were making a practice run by setting off a bomb in walmart without a shred of evidence. You're a little obsessive.

bullwinkle428

(20,634 posts)
5. ZOMG ISIS WE'RE ALL GONNA DIE!!!!!1!!1!!1!
Wed Feb 4, 2015, 11:07 PM
Feb 2015

I'm guessing the investigation will lead to a couple of bored Beavis and Butthead wannabees.

NaturalHigh

(12,778 posts)
7. Probably...
Wed Feb 4, 2015, 11:14 PM
Feb 2015

Remember the episode where they "blew up the men's room crapper with a quarter stick of dynamite" (one of the earlier ones)? These are probably the same type of geniuses at work here.

X_Digger

(18,585 posts)
10. And now they say it was just a fire, though source unknown.
Wed Feb 4, 2015, 11:38 PM
Feb 2015
Police initially told ABC 7 News that a small bomb had detonated inside the store, but later said it was a fire. The cause of the blaze was not immediately known.


X_Digger

(18,585 posts)
13. Well, he also claimed that Boston Marathon bombing was some gun nut.. (among other events).
Wed Feb 4, 2015, 11:55 PM
Feb 2015

It's his favorite hobby horse*, so every bump in the night has him yelling "GUN NUTS, I KNEW IT!!!11!!!1"


*(that and google-samsung-android-anything-not-apple-crap bashing)

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