Bomb squad: Explosive that hurt Craig Beach teens was homemade

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CRAIG BEACH, Ohio (WYTV) – Investigators said the explosive that hurt two teens in Craig Beach last week was homemade.

The Youngstown Bomb Squad said the device was a cardboard tube about 6 inches long filled with black powder.

One of the teen boys lost his hand when the device went off at a home on Glenwood Avenue on Wednesday. Shrapnel hit the other boy in the stomach area.

The Craig Beach Police Department is still investigating.

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