Oklahoma: IED Found Near Gas Line

TRIPwire, 22 June 2022

On 20 June 2022, at approximately 1400 hours local time, a Lawton Police Department officer responded after a resident found an IED, consisting of “two propane cylinders and one metal cylinder, taped together along with bullets and a pyrotechnic” next to a gas line in an alley in Lawton. No further device details have been released. The Lawton Fire Department, Fort Sill Bomb Squad, and Oklahoma Highway Patrol Bomb Squad responded to assist. Bomb squad technicians used a robot to render the device safe. The investigation is ongoing.