USA: Explosion in Nashville – FBI has a first lead

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The FBI is now concerned with the explosion of a trailer in Nashville. According to the US media, there is now a suspect.

  • Explosion of a caravan in Nashville, Tennessee State: three people easily injured.
  • reason for Explosion in Nashville not known at first. Pictures show clouds of smoke over the city.
  • Civil protection in Nashville, USA, goes to Explosion on purpose. The FBI determined.

Update, 8:10 p.m .: After Explosion of a caravan in Nashville in the US state of Tennessee, the authorities apparently have a suspect. As the news channel CBS reports, it should be Anthony Quinn Warner, a 63-year-old resident of the city. He could be the owner of the trailer that exploded on Friday and injured at least three people.

criticism of Donald Trump was meanwhile in connection with the Explosion in Nashville to Donald Trump loudly. The US President, who is otherwise mainly active on Twitter, has not yet commented on the bomb attack. But Trump diligently tweeted numerous conspiracy theories surrounding his election defeat against Joe Biden.

A Twitter user already thinks he knows the explanation for this: “Donald Trump can only express itself when it is clear that none [weißen Rassisten] stuck behind the stop. “

Update from Saturday, December 26th, 2020, 8:42 am: The Explosion in Nashville in the US state Tennessee may not have been aimed at harming people. Before the detonation of the RVs In the city center, a 15-minute countdown ran over loudspeakers, warning residents and passers-by. In the meantime, music is said to have been played. “I don’t want to speculate, but one would suspect that this person did not want to hurt, but destroy,” said Police Chief John Drake, referring to the warnings. Human tissue was found at the scene, which is now being analyzed by the police, Drake said. Whether during the Explosion someone in Camper found is still unclear.

An investigation is underway following the explosion of a trailer in downtown Nashville.

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Explosion of a trailer in Nashville: Mayor Cooper wants to declare a disaster

After Explosion The police searched for more explosive devices with bomb detection dogs, but did not find anything after initial results. John Cooper, Mayor of Nashville, imposed a curfew on the area. “The attack earlier this morning was aimed at this [weihnachtlichen] Time of peace and hope to spread chaos and fear, ”said Cooper.

In the Explosion around 40 buildings were damaged. The police still believe that three people were injured. Mayor Cooper said he was talking to the governor to cover the affected area Disaster and thereby mobilize additional resources for the reconstruction. It is now time for “determination to catch the perpetrators and rebuild our city,” he said.

Caravan explodes in Nashville – police start calling for witnesses

+++ 8.47 p.m .: In the Explosion of a caravan in the city center in Nashville three people were injured. As reported by the German press agency, the chief of police, John Drake, said that a loudspeaker announcement had been made from the trailer before an upcoming one Bomb explosion warned. However, it has not yet been possible to clarify whether there was a person in the vehicle.

The Nashville Police posted a picture of the Caravan. Around noon, it is said to have parked in downtown Nashville and then exploded. The police asked witnesses who saw the vehicle or who could provide any other information to report.

Violent caravan explosion in Nashville: three injured

Update from Friday, December 25th, 2020, 7 p.m .: After Explosion in Nashville the investigations are in full swing. The Nashville Mayor announced John Cooper, on Twitter with. He also said in a statement to a US intelligence service: “It looks like a Bomb would have exploded ”. According to the German press agency, the local disaster control also spoke of an “intentional bomb incident”.

As police spokesman Don Aaron said, officers came to the scene in the early morning of December 25, 2020 after allegedly firing shots. Because of a suspicious-looking trailer, the officers alerted the police bombing unit and told residents to leave the area. Still, three people suffered through the Explosion Injuries and are treated in hospitals. To rule out possible further explosions, the police searched the area Nashville with bomb detection dogs.

Violent explosion in Nashville: Police apparently assume intent

First report from Friday, November 25th, 2020: Nashville – When the explosion in downtown Nashville im US state of Tennessee three people were slightly injured. The injured were taken to a hospital, said a spokesman for the rescue workers. The police in Nashville confirmed on Twitter that there was an explosion on a vehicle at 6:30 a.m. (local time).

Severe explosion in Nashville, Tennessee: Police believe it was premeditated

Another police spokesman in Nashville, Tennessee Like the Nashville Metro Police, they said on Twitter that the investigators assumed a deliberate act. The local television station WKRN showed pictures of fire engines, billows of smoke and several fires on the street in Nashville, Tennessee.

Police are investigating the circumstances of the Nashville explosion on December 25, 2020.

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Nashville: Police are investigating the circumstances of the explosion, in which three people were slightly injured

A rescuer told the broadcaster that a Caravan explodes be. Several buildings were also damaged. At first it was not known whether people were injured or killed. There is now talk of three slightly injured people.

Explosion in Nashville: reason initially unknown – three injured

Also the reason of Explosion in Nashville remained unclear for the time being. Users: inside had photos and videos of the Explosion in Nashville made and distributed on social networks. Black smoke can also be seen over the city center in the pictures and videos. (df ​​with dpa)

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