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RCMP call BC pipe bomb attacks domestic terrorism

By Bob Ewing     Jul 6, 2009 in Crime
The RCMP are investigating the sixth bombing of an EnCana natural gas operation with the bomber still at large. The force is asking local residents to be patient.
The sixth in a series of pipe bomb attacks was found on Saturday near the small village of Pouce Coupe. This is just three days after another bombing on Canada Day.
The RCMP is referring to the attacks as "domestic terrorism," , however, no new leads have been uncovered. case.
The force is aware the public might be frustrated because the bombings continue to occur, however, the Mounties, t- including the force's national anti-terrorism unit are taking it seriously.
“For the public, certainly we share in their frustration,” Cpl. Dan Moskaluk said.
“But we want to assure the public that the resources that are being put to this string of incidents are quite substantial.”
The first bombing took place in October 2008, shortly after a threatening letter complaining about local natural gas development was sent to local media.
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