A package exploded at Northeastern University in Boston on Tuesday, and according to the college, a staff member suffered some minor injuries. Authorities said that another suspicious package was found near a prominent art museum and the FBI was assisting with the investigation.
Boston’s bomb squad reached the scene of the second suspicious package, which was near the city’s Museum of Fine Arts. NBC Boston reported that the package that exploded went off as it was being opened near the university’s Holmes Hall, which is home to the university’s creative writing program. It said the FBI was assisting in the investigation.
When asked to elaborate, the authorities declined, but Northeastern spokesperson Shannon Nargi said in a statement that an unidentified university staff member suffered minor injuries in the explosion.