Suicide Bomb Levels Pennsylvania Home

A grisly act of revenge leaves one dead and two injured.

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Bradley Kollar, a 40-year-old from Hastings, Pennsylvania, loaded his SUV with explosives Tuesday morning and drove it into the home of William Shaner.

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Police officers comb through what remains of the house in Clearfield Township, Cambria County, near Chest Springs, Pa.

[Source: Associated Press, The Tribune-Democrat]

Police say Kollar killed himself and injured two unidentified men.

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A damaged garage and vehicles adjacent to the house explosion, which was initially believed to be meth lab-related.

According to the Tribune-Democrat, Kollar believed Shaner "snitched" on his family for running a suspected chop shop and meth lab.

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Personnel from Patton Volunteer Fire. Company survey the remains.

The explosion's aftermath has been described as a "war zone." One woman told the Tribune-Democrat she felt it four miles away.

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Personnel from Patton Volunteer Fire. Company search for survivors.

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