Conflict and Security

Train Derails Carrying Grenades and Bombs in Nevada


In Nevada a train carrying explosives such as Grenades and Bombs derailed in Nevada. Further, twenty-two cars derailed in the incident. Luckily all that spilled was vegetable oil. 

Authorities on scene stated that they located a white powdery substance near the point of initial derailment. The Sheriff’s Department stated that the powder was aluminum oxide. 

The train was carrying munitions, such as; Bombs, Grenades, and ammonium nitrate. Also, no one was injured in the incident, nor was any hazardous material involved in the incident. 

The derailment occurred in Elko County, Nevada. 


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