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Man hospitalized after pipe bomb goes off behind his house

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LAKELAND, TN - A pipe bomb explodes behind a house in Lakeland, Tennessee.

Investigators say it happened as three men were making pipe bombs behind the home Saturday.

The explosion severely injured one man's foot. He was taken to the hospital and will be questioned in the case when his condition improves.

Investigators say the pipe bomb went off about a half mile behind the house at 7:30 Saturday morning. When deputies arrived they found the man with an injured foot and two others.

They also found three pipe bombs.

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