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Explosives removed from vacant Cobb house after 10-hour search

The scene outside a vacant Cobb County home cleared Friday evening after authorities — including a military bomb squad —found explosives, police said.

Three pipe bombs, three additional explosive devices and other weapons were found at the home in the 2900 block of Bay Berry Drive in Marietta.

Cobb police and fire were on the scene for nearly 10 hours. No evacuations have been necessary.

The man living there died recently, and when officers notified the man’s mother, she said her late husband kept explosives at the home, the station reported.

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The woman's late husband was in the military, Channel 2 Action News reported. She gave officials permission to search the house.

The civilian bomb squad entered the home earlier in protective gear and removed the bombs and weapons.

Bay Berry Drive reopened shortly after the investigation. 

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