MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities on the outskirts of Mexico's capital are investigating a homemade explosive device found in a shopping mall bathroom.
The Mexico state security secretary said in a statement Friday that the device discovered inside a mall in Tlalnepantla included a battery detonator and analog clock, as well as nuts and screws. It was housed in a small wooden box.
State police disarmed the device and turned it over to federal prosecutors.
Local press reported that the device was found inside a bathroom and was housed in a cigar box. Janitors allegedly found it about an hour before it was set to detonate.