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Feds arrest two Bronx men in bomb-making case

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Posted at 8:27 PM, Feb 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-15 20:27:24-05

Two men, including a former teacher at a Harlem school, were arrested Thursday, accused of building bombs in the Bronx, a federal criminal complaint says.

Christian Toro, the former teacher, and Tyler Toro are charged with manufacturing a destructive device and the distribution of explosive materials to a minor.

Authorities found bomb-making materials, including metal spheres and chemicals to make the explosive material thermite, after executing a search warrant on the Toros' apartment.

Both suspects have been arraigned and remanded on the charges, two sources with direct knowledge of the case told CNN.

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