Rio bomb squad destroys suspicious package

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Olympic organizers say a controlled explosion was carried out on a package found in the International Broadcast Center in Rio de Janeiro.

Rio 2016 spokesman Mario Andrada says the "building did not need to be evacuated" early Saturday after the bomb squad was deployed at the Olympic Park.

Andrada says "after 30 minutes a controlled explosion was performed ... no explosives were found."



 
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