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Fort Wayne dad in critical condition after homemade bomb explosion

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- An Indiana dad is fighting for his life! Police said he blew himself up with a homemade bomb!

Fort Wayne police said the guy mixed two chemicals and they hardened. Then, when he started chiseling away at the rock -- it exploded! Investigators say they are surprised by the amount of chemicals inside his apartment.

“Several containers filled with unknown chemicals, several jars and vials, also filled with unknown powders. Some we have identified,” said Raquel Foster, a spokeswoman for the Fort Wayne Police.

Police don't know what the man planned to do with the chemicals.

He is in critical condition, and police haven't been able to talk with him!

Two teens were also in the apartment. One was hurt, but he's doing okay.


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