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Canada-US bridge reopened, was closed after possible explosives found

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Ambassador Bridge, US-Canada Border


WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — Police say the busiest border crossing between Canada and the U.S. has reopened to traffic after being closed for more than two hours following the discovery of possible explosives during a vehicle inspection.

The Ambassador Bridge that links Windsor, Ont., and Detroit was shut to all traffic on Monday morning, and the surrounding area was evacuated as well.

Windsor police say the Canada Border Services Agency alerted them after possible explosives were found in a vehicle in the secondary inspection area of the bridge complex.


WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — Canadian police say the Ambassador Bridge border crossing is closed in both directions as police investigate possible explosives found inside a vehicle during an inspection.

Investigators say the area surrounding the bridge that links Windsor, Ontario, and Detroit has also been evacuated.

Windsor police say traffic is being rerouted to the Windsor-Detroit Tunnel and the Blue Water Bridge.

Police say their explosives unit is on scene.

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