Letter bomb in Czech Republic kills one, injures one

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A man was killed on Wednesday after a letter bomb exploded in the lobby of a swimming pool manufacturing company in a small village near the Czech capital, Prague, dpa reported.

A woman was severely injured in the blast, sustaining wounds to her stomach, legs and chest, as well as burns to her face, a spokeswoman for the ambulance service confirmed.

After being airlifted from the site by helicopter, the woman was taken to a hospital in Prague. She remains in critical condition.

The circumstances surrounding the explosion, which took place in the 350-resident village of Orlov, remain unclear.

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