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Officials in Morehead City in the US state of North Carolina have shut a major port after containers carrying explosive material were punctured. Police have told people to evacuate the area. Some are said to be leaving.  Morehead City Police Chief Wes Lail said the chemical involved was pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN) - a powerful explosive. The Morehead port - one of the deepest on the US East coast - is a major entry point for commodities. .Picture  12 January  2010: Universal News and Sport (Scotland).All pictures must be credited to  www.universalnewsandsport.com.(0ffice) 0844 884 51 22
Officials in Morehead City in the US state of North Carolina have shut a major port after containers carrying explosive material were punctured. Police have told people to evacuate the area. Some are said to be leaving.  Morehead City Police Chief Wes Lail said the chemical involved was pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN) - a powerful explosive. The Morehead port - one of the deepest on the US East coast - is a major entry point for commodities. .Picture  12 January  2010:...
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