ODESSA (QHA) -

An explosive charge rigged to detonate from a cell phone has been uncovered outside a National Guard installation in Odessa today, reports the National Guard’s press service.

On September 10, 2015, a 400 gram explosive charge made up of TNT sticks and rigged to detonate from a cell phone has been uncovered outside a check point at a military installation in Odessa, says the press service’s statement.

A terrorist act has been thwarted by a soldier on duty who has uncovered a suspicious looking plastic bag containing the TNT.

An investigation into the incident is currently ongoing.

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