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Man injured by exploding mortar shell in Kansas City, Missouri

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Posted at 1:04 PM, Jun 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-07 14:04:16-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, bomb and arson crews are investigating an explosion near 8400 Wabash Avenue.

The explosion happened around 11:15 a.m. Monday.

Officials say a man around 50 years-old was tinkering with a mortar shell when it exploded.

He was taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.