CNN’s Manhattan Bureau in Times Square was one of the locations targeted (

Ben Ronald / October 25th, 2018

Eight public figures in the United States were sent explosive devices through the mail this week.

The packages appear to be targeting Democratic politicians and left-leaning activists and the packages all appear to be similar in nature.

While none of the attempted bombings were successful, the story has grabbed headlines around the world.

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