(NewsChannel 8 ) -- Explosive devices have been found in rural mailboxes in
NewsChannel 8 has learned that the City of Moline is pulling their
carriers off of their routes.
A pipe bomb was found a rural Eldridge mailbox early this morning.
In Carroll County, A bomb was found in a rural mailbox near Mount
where a postal worker was injured around 11 a.m.
The Associated Press reports a postal carrier has been injured after
pipe bomb exploded in a mailbox in rural Morrison this afternoon.
Sheriff's Department says another pipe bomb was found
in Carroll County
and in some Iowa counties today. Officials at
Morrison Community Hospital
say the postal worker suffered eye and
face abrasions and cuts to a shoulder
and a thumb. She was treated
In all, explosives have been found in Scott, Cedar, Dubuque, Jones,
Linn County in Iowa; and Whiteside and Carroll in Illinois.
Sheriffs throughout the area are urging our viewers no to go to their
NewsChannel 8 has multiple crews working this news and will bring you
details as they are confirmed. The latebreaking details will be
8, stay tuned...