A package delivered to the Northeastern University in the U.S. exploded


A 45-year-old man, staff member of the Northeastern University in the U.S. suffered hand injuries in explosion when opening a package which was delivered at Holmes Hall campus, the hub of the school’s “Writing Center activities,” on Tuesday. He is treated in hospital. Police were called to the scene around 7:18 p.m. Northeastern’s evening classes at Behrakis, Shillman, Ryder, Kariotis, Dockser and West F have all been canceled. Boston Police’s bomb squad and Boston Emergency Services were at the scene. Boston EMS and Boston fire were also at the incident place.


A second package was also found and rendered safe by the bomb squad on Huntington Avenue, in the area of the Museum of Fine Arts., Boston police confirmed at a news conference Tuesday night. The incident has put the community on alert.Authorities do not yet know the motivation behind it. FBI Boston offered the full resources of the Joint Terrorism Task Force at the scene. “It’s very important to note, our campus is secure,” aid Michael Davis, chief of the university police department. “We’re monitoring the situation at Northeastern and we’re ready to work with the university and our law enforcement partners on any prosecutions that may develop,” Suffolk County District Attorney Kevin Hayden said in a statement.