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What We Know (And Don’t Know) About The Makeup Of The Mail Bombs

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 26: Law enforcement officials respond to a suspicious package at a U.S. Post Office facility at 52nd Street and 8th Avenue in Manhattan, October 26, 2018 in New York City. The latest package device intercepted in New York City this morning was addressed to former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 26: Law enforcement officials respond to a suspicious package at a U.S. Post Office facility at 52nd Street and 8th Avenue in Manhattan, October 26, 2018 in New York City. The latest package bo... NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 26: Law enforcement officials respond to a suspicious package at a U.S. Post Office facility at 52nd Street and 8th Avenue in Manhattan, October 26, 2018 in New York City. The latest package bomb device intercepted in New York City this morning was addressed to former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper at CNN's offices. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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October 26, 2018 10:44 am

Updated Oct. 26, 2018 at 5:05 p.m. ET

As authorities continue to discover additional suspicious packages addressed to Democrats and Trump critics, more information about the actual contents of the parcels is trickling out. But much is still unclear about the potential explosive devices, leaving authorities puzzled about the bombmaker’s intentions.

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