Hawaii: Hilo High School Locked Down After Bomb Explodes; No Injuries Reported

January 30, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

A bomb exploded at Hilo High School in Hawaii on Thursday, prompting a lockdown.

Hawaii Department of Education spokesman Alex Da Silva told the Associated Press the small device that exploded at Hilo High School is being described as a “bottle bomb.”

No injuries have been reported as of yet.

The blast happened just before 12:15 p.m., reported Hawaii News Now.

No suspects are in custody as of yet.

The school of about 1,250 students is on the east side of the Big Island.

Story developing; check back for updates

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