Package Bombs Explode in Austin, TX

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Update:
AUSTIN, Texas (KXAN) — Three package bombs at Austin homes in the last two weeks are believed to be related, Austin police said Monday as they investigated two explosions Monday morning within 5 hours of each other.

In total, the three explosions have killed two people and injured two others.

Original story:
AUSTIN, Texas – Two package bombs that exploded Monday morning in the Texas capital left one dead and at least two injured. 

Our sister station KXAN reports that the most recent blast sent multiple crews to the scene on the 6700 block of Galindo Street around 11:50 a.m., which is near Montopolis Drive and US Highway 183.

Austin-Travis County EMS said a woman in her 70s went to the hospital with serious, potentially life-threatening injuries. Another woman in her 80s had an unrelated medical issue.

Earlier Monday, a package exploded at a home about 5.5 miles north of this latest reported explosion, killing a teen and injuring a woman. It is not yet known if the two cases are related.

Click here for more on Monday’s first explosion and details on a third blast in east Austin that proved deadly back on March 2.

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