Teen injured after homemade bombs explode

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KINGWOOD, Texas - A 19-year-old was injured after homemade bombs accidentally exploded in his pocket.

Houston police said the 19-year-old and an 18-year-old made bombs and were planning to take them to a bayou to blow up turtles.  According to reports, they were heading down to the bayou on Valley Rim Drive in Kingwood when the 19-year-old lit a cigar.

Police said the ashes from that cigar ignited the cartridges that the teen had in his pocket.  He suffered burns to his hands, face, and lower extremities. 

No charges were filed.

The names of the teens were not released.

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