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FBI confirms explosive at MLK parade in Wa.

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SPOKANE, Wash. (WKOW) – The FBI confirms an explosive device posed a credible threat along the Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route in downtown Spokane Monday.

The FBI said its explosives unit successfully disposed of the explosive device. 

The FBI says an explosion could have caused multiple deaths.

No one was injured.

The FBI found a backpack inside a backpack, sitting on a bench Monday morning.

The FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of people responsible for placing the device.

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