Police are investigating an explosion at Somerset Cricket Club — caused by a suspected home-made explosive device.
A Police spokesman said: “At 3.40 a.m. on Sunday, Police received a report of a suspicious object at Somerset Cricket Club grounds.
“Officers were already at the scene monitoring patrons leaving a function at the premises when they heard a loud noise and saw smoke.
“They located the source of the blast and discovered a suspected home-made explosive device in a courtyard area. The simple device consisted of a plastic bottle containing a liquid substance. No one was injured.
“The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service also attended the scene. The offending item was seized for further analysis.”
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