by John Boyd
KWCH 12 Eyewitness News
11:40 AM CST, January 18, 2013
Update: Wichita police say a dry ice bomb that went off at a Wichita Wal Mart store may have been set off as a diversion by shoplifters.
Dry ice bombs are designed to cause a chemical reaction inside a container, in this case, a small bottle.
No one was hurt.
Police are still going over surveillance video.
Emergency crews are called to the Wal Mart at Kellogg & Dugan after a small chemical bomb blew up Thursday morning.
Police were called to the store at round 9:00 this morning. When they arrived, they found the remnants of a chemical bomb. Explosive Ordinance Disposal crews were called in to process the scene.
We're told the bomb involved a 20 ounce bottle filled with ball bearings and an unknown liquid.
Police tell us no one was in that area of the store when the blast happened and no one was hurt. They're checking surveillance video to see if they can find out who left the bottle there.The store suffered only minor damage and was not evacuated or closed.
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