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A package believed to be bound for Austin exploded early Tuesday morning at a FedEx facility about an hour south of that city, expanding the investigation into the bombings that have rattled the Texas capital this month, officials said.
Police have said the bombing campaign in Austin is the work of a skilled bomber or bombers, and they have expressed concerns that whoever is responsible has recently shifted tactics — moving from leaving package bombs outside homes to setting a device rigged with a tripwire — showing even greater sophistication than investigators first believed.
The explosion Tuesday morning occurred while the device was on an automated conveyor belt at a FedEx center in Schertz, Tex., just outside San Antonio. One employe