the Buenos Aires Herald:
Sao Paulo military police have detonated a home-made
bomb that was found in one of the bathrooms inside the National Sanctuary of
Aparecida, which will be visited by Pope Francisco on Wednesday.
device, which had a covering similar to that used with dynamite and a fuse, was
found by members of the Brazilian Air Force during an inspection ahead of the
was a home-made device with little potential to cause fatalities," with
"a plastic body and wrapped with adhesive tape," the Military Police
revealed through a statement released on Monday, which also clarified that the
bathroom in which the bomb was found was unlikely to have been used during the
mass planned for next Wednesday with Francis.
Air Force called on the Anti-bomb Squadron of the military police, who carried
out the detonation.