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Prank explosion clears Memphis high school

Memphis high school evacuated, 2 suspects detained after bottle explosion called prank By The Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) ' A high school in Memphis, Tenn., has been evacuated after what authorities called a prank explosion using chemicals mixed in a bottle.

Staci Franklin, a spokeswoman for Memphis City Schools, said an assistant principal was taken to a hospital after inhaling some of the smoke produced by the mixture.

She said the device that exploded before noon Thursday at Craigmont High School was a bottle filled with household cleaning fluids.

Memphis police said there a bomb threat at the school shortly before the explosion. Students were sent to a football field while police and fire investigators cleared the school.

Police said two suspects were in custody. They could not say immediately if the suspects were students.

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