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Watch: Footage of Kingston bucket bomb suspect placing explosive

Police have released footage of a person lowering a dangerous nail bomb over a fence before the device exploded, seriously injuring a man south of Brisbane last week.

Mar 30, 2022, updated Mar 30, 2022
Police say a nail bomb explosion south of Brisbane which left a man with serious shrapnel wounds to his chest, abdominal region and limbs may have been a targeted attack. (AAP Image/Darren England)

Police say a nail bomb explosion south of Brisbane which left a man with serious shrapnel wounds to his chest, abdominal region and limbs may have been a targeted attack. (AAP Image/Darren England)

Security footage captured the bucket being lifted over the fence and carefully lowered into position.

The bomb was placed behind an SUV parked in the driveway of a home in Kingston about 1.15am on March 24.

A hooded jumper hides the suspect’s head, with his face covered by a mask.

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The device exploded as a man moved the bucket, not realising the danger.

The 52-year-old suffered severe shrapnel wounds to his chest, abdominal region and limbs. He later underwent surgery in Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Police the explosion was a targeted attack, downplaying any risk to the broader community.

Detectives are calling for witnesses or drivers who may have captured dash-camera footage in Kingston Road, Juers Street, and Jacaranda Avenue between midnight and 6am on March 24, to contact the police.

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