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Police lines are seen blocking off part of Republic of Texas Boulevard following an explosion in Austin, Texas, on March 19, 2018. Photo by Sergio Flores/Reuters

White House says Trump is aware of Austin bombings

The White House says the federal government is doing “whatever is necessary” to apprehend whomever is responsible for a series of explosions in Austin, Texas.

Spokesman Sarah Huckabee Sanders tells Fox News Channel that President Donald Trump is aware of the situation.

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Sanders says federal authorities are working closely with local authorities and have offered their full support and cooperation “to make sure we’re doing whatever is necessary and whatever is possible” to stop the explosions and find whomever is responsible.

A package bomb that authorities believe is linked to the recent string of Austin bombings exploded early Tuesday inside of a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio. A worker suffered minor injuries.

Four other Austin bombings have killed two people and injured four others since March 2.

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