The Illinois Secretary of State’s bomb squad is investigating after an explosive device was left on the railroad tracks in Madison County.  Railway workers called authorities after finding a one-point-two-pound propane tank with two fuses attached to the tracks a few miles outside Edwardsville.  Someone had apparently tried to light the device, but was unsuccessful. 

The bomb squad removed the tank safely yesterday afternoon and disposed of it.


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