July 27, 2020

Danger: Explosive Pizza!



Danger: Explosive Pizza!
Who knew the bag contained explosive flavor? Image by Scott Bauer via Wikimedia Commons    

Traffic in Moscow was stopped on Wednesday afternoon after a suspicious bag was discovered in the city center. The bomb squad was called in.

Pedestrians walking along Ilyinka Street in Moscow’s center found a bag left on a sidewalk. Police arrived on the scene and cordoned off the area, then the bomb squad arrived. They proceeded to blow up the bag. After the detonation, authorities investigated the remains and discovered not a threatening object, but the remains of a pizza. A few minutes later, a courier arrived and claimed the bag as his, saying he forgot it on the street.

Traffic in the area of the incident was stopped for the investigation, but resumed shortly after.

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