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IED Found Near Shelby

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Those travelling on Interstate 15 north of Great Falls by Shelby noticing some closures for a near nine mile stretch.  That after reports came in late this morning of a possible explosive being found.

Toole County Sheriff Donna Whitt releasing a statement that shortly before 11am.  A citizen called the sheriff's office saying he found what appeared to be a homemade improvised explosive device near I-15.

Assisting on the matter is Malmstrom Air Force Base's Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit to evaluate the current situation.

I-15 currently is closed at this time from the Marias Valley Golf Course exit to the south Shelby exit.  There is no timetable on when it will reopen.

Malmstrom has not made a statement on the issue. We will have more information to you as it develops.

As of late this afternoon, the closed portion of I-15 has been reopened.

 

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