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Police reopen NH road, device found was hoax

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BRISTOL, N.H. (AP) - Police have reopened Route 104 in Bristol, N.H., after they determined a propane cylinder with nails taped to it was not explosive.

Bristol police said the propane torch and cylinder with multiple nails taped to its side were found near the Alexandria town line Friday morning.

WMUR-TV reports the road was shut down in both directions to allow the state police bomb squad to investigate. Police believe the device was intended to look like an explosive; they called it a hoax.

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