Attala Co. man hospitalized after explosion - - Jackson, MS

Attala Co. man hospitalized after explosion

Source: MGN Source: MGN

The Attala County Sheriff's Department is investigating an explosion that injured one man.

Sheriff Tim Nail says the explosion happened late Sunday outside a home about four miles north of Ethel on County Road 2101.

Nail says the victim, Shawn Manning, was working on some type of device when it exploded. The sheriff wouldn't identify the device.

Nail says Manning was airlifted to University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

He says Manning's injuries appeared to be non-life threatening.

Nail says several agencies, including the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, are investigating the explosion

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