Air force base «Hanscom», located in Bedford, Massachusetts, was partially evacuated because of a suspicion that on its territory a bomb. Explosives were, as experts believe, brought to the base by truck, tried to enter the territory Hanscom on Thursday morning, around 09:00 local time.
It is reported July 6, the website of WCVB channel 5 affiliated with ABC.
On whether during the search, discovered the bomb, the media have not yet reported:
«Around 09:45 received a report about a suspicious truck, which was stopped by the security personnel. During the standard inspection, it was discovered potentially explosive materials. Taken – the area around the gate Vandenberg evacuated,» – said in a press release.
The airbase is checked by the bomb squad of the police of Massachusetts and the FBI.
Air force base «Hanscom» is the total area of 848 acres (about 3 square km), it is the headquarters of the 66th aviation group. In this area there are more than 150 buildings and employs more than 10,000 people.