SLED hosting bomb squad competition

BOWMAN, S.C.  - South Carolina's state police and officers from around the Southeast are showing off their bomb defusing skills at a demonstration in Bowman.

The State Law Enforcement Division is hosting its second annual South Carolina Bomb Squad Olympiad starting today.

The three-day event includes a 100-yard bomb suit relay race, a bomb robot obstacle course and a test of experts' abilities to extract bombs from vehicles.

The events also serve as a training exercise for attendees to hone their skills in preparation for actual emergency calls.

 

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