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Two Oregon Men Injured After Detonating Home-Made Bomb

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(KTVB) Two Ontario, Oregon men are being treated for life-threatening injuries after they detonated a home-made bomb near a reservoir west of Vale, according to the Ontario Police Department.

Police say the men detonated the explosive device about 10-miles west of Vale near the Bully Creek Reservoir sometime before 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Ontario Police Chief Mark Alexander says the men, ages 59 and 60, received "life-threatening and disfiguring" injuries in the blast. Authorities say a dog also received injuries.

Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe said the Nampa Bomb Squad found several blast sites and one undetonated explosive about three-miles north of the Bully Creek Reservoir in an unpopulated desert area.

Wolfe said at least three bombs had been detonated.

"I can tell you they were home-made devices," Wolfe said. "There appeared to be two or three types, and obviously very destructive."

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