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FBI Finds Buried Explosives from Oklahoma City Bombing


U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents have found explosives under the former house of Terry Nichols, the convicted co-conspirator in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

Acting on a tip, FBI agents found explosive materials in a crawl space under the Kansas house where Nichols lived at the time of the bombing. An official says the explosives appear to have been there for at least 10 years.

Thursday's discovery could prove embarrassing to the FBI and other federal authorities who searched the property numerous times during their investigation. Nichols, who is serving multiple life prison sentences, has not lived in the house for several years.

Nichols and Timothy McVeigh detonated a truck bomb that blew up a federal building, killing 168 people. McVeigh was put to death for his role in the deadliest terror attack in the United States before September 11, 2001.

Some information for this report provided by AP.

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