1 person injured in Northeastern University explosion: police

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Boston EMS responded to an explosion at Northeastern University in which one person was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Tuesday night, police and officials said.

Police briefly arrived at the scene around 7:16 p.m. and evacuated the building, authorities told TBEN News.

Northeastern University police have urged people to avoid the areas around the school’s Holmes Hall while investigating the incident.

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The Boston Police Department bomb squad, Boston EMS and the Boston Fire Department are all on the scene to investigate the incident, officials said.

Northeastern is a private research university in Boston.

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