Package Bombs in Austin

[Content Note: Terrorism; possible eliminationist violence.]

[ETA. At a press conference, law enforcement disclosed today's older victim is a 75-year-old Latina.]

Here is a thread for information-sharing and discussion on the three packaging bombings in Austin, which have killed a 39-year-old man (10 days ago) and a 17-year-old boy (today), and injured a 40-year-old woman (today) and a 70 75-year-old woman (today).

The details are still very preliminary, but there is certainly someone committing acts of terror, and they may be explicitly targeting Black and Latinx residents of Austin with white supremacist, eliminationist violence.

That is too important for me to not mention here, despite the fact that there isn't yet much available information.

If you live in Austin (anywhere really, but especially Austin in this moment), please be extremely careful about bringing packages into your home unless you are expecting them and know their origins, particularly if you are a person of color.

And be vigilant about noting/reporting people who aren't with marked delivery services leaving packages at doorsteps.

As always, let's keep this an image-free thread. Thank you.

[H/T to Shaker SKM.]

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