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Homemade bomb found affixed to headstone in NJ Jewish cemetery

Source: Times of Israel

Union, NJ – A homemade explosive device was found affixed to a headstone at a Jewish cemetery in New Jersey.

The device was discovered on Sunday at the B’nai Abraham Cemetery during the Cemetery Jewish Visiting Day, a public event organized by the Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest. The cemetery was evacuated following the discovery of the device, NJ.com reported.

Police checked the rest of the cemetery for other bombs.

The Essex County Squad defused the device, News 12 New Jersey reported.

The explosive what made a non-military mortar leaked News 12. Investigators reportedly said that the device was not capable of exploding.

Homeland Security to advise them on the incident, “Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ CEO Dov Ben-Shimon said in  a post on Facebook .