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MIT and Cambridge police and firefighters coordinated the response to potential pipe bombs in New House early Tuesday morning. There was never any threat to campus safety, but the Cambridge bomb squad carried out a series of water-cannon “disruptions” on objects that looked like pipe bombs in a New House lounge, in an effort to disable them if they were dangerous.
MIT and Cambridge police and firefighters coordinated the response to potential pipe bombs in New House early Tuesday morning. There was never any threat to campus safety, but the Cambridge bomb squad carried out a series of water-cannon “disruptions” on objects that looked like pipe bombs in a New House lounge, in an effort to disable them if they were dangerous.