Two city employees discovered a bag filled with 64 "sausages", or sticks, of Tovex Blastrite Gel explosives at about noon yesterday. The workers were involved in a sewer cleaning project when they found the bag, hidden in a sewer line, just 30 feet away from APPO's barricade "La Monumental" in the Brenamiel area at the northwestern entrance to the city.
Timothy McVeigh used 350 lbs. of Tovex to set off thirteen barrels of ammonium nitrate, nitro-methane and diesel fuel that destroyed the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City in May, 1995, killing 168 people. Anyone who wishes can see Mcveigh's bomb design as sketched with his own hand right here, or here.
The workers' boss called the police and the army. Mexican Army bomb disposal personnel removed the Tovex to the army base on the east side of the city. Army personnel pegged the value of the Tovex at 40,000 pesos, about 4000 dollars at the time it would have been purchased.
You can use the drawings linked above to build your very own truck and/or car bomb and kill hundreds of people if that be your desire. It looks like that's just what APPO had in mind. The PFP may have arrived just in time.
Note to FBI and Company investigators: The recent Google search for "Tovex Blastrite Gel" was by yours truly. You can let this one go.
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