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Stun grenade explodes in Portland police officer's hand

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A Portland police officer suffered a hand injury when a stun grenade exploded in his hand Wednesday morning.

The accident happened during a training exercise on Airport Way at 7 a.m.

The injured officer is a 23-year veteran of the police bureau and is a member of the Special Emergency Reaction Team, which is the police bureau's equivalent of a SWAT team.

Police said the officer survived the explosion and is being treated at a Portland hospital. His name has not been released.

The police bureau is now conducting a review of the incident to determine how it happened.

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