Police: Christmas bombing in Nashville could have been “deliberate”

Explosion in Nashville on Christmas leaves buildings damaged, police believe it was “intentional”

Police: Christmas bombing in Nashville could have been 'deliberate'

Police: The Christmas Explosion in Nashville Could Have Been &# 171; deliberate&# 187;

A car exploded in the tourist center of the capital of Tennessee early Friday morning

The Police Department of the city of Nashville, the capital of Tennessee, said authorities believed the explosion that shook the city center on the morning of December 25 was deliberate. According to the Associated Press (AP), police spokesman Don Aaron said about three hours after the explosion that shook nearby neighborhoods that investigators believed it was a “deliberate act.” Previously, the police said that, in their opinion, the car parked in the parking lot was involved in the explosion..

Nashville, Dec 25, 2020.

The Nashville Underground Emergency Management Authority told local television station WKRN that a parked recreational vehicle (motorhome) exploded at approximately 6:30 a.m..

At least three people were injured and at least a dozen buildings in the Nashville tourist center were damaged, according to CNN..

Buck McCoy, who lives near the area, posted videos on Facebook showing water pouring from the ceiling of his house. In the video, alarms and shouts of people are heard, a fire is visible on the street. McCoy said the windows of his house were completely shattered.

“All the window panes flew into the next room. It would be awful if I stood there, “McCoy said..

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“It looked like a bomb. It (the explosion) was so powerful, “a local told the Associated Press..

The press service of the White House said that the US President is already aware of the morning incident.

“President Trump has been briefed on the Nashville, Tennessee bombing and will continue to receive regular updates,” Deputy Press Secretary Judd Deere said in a statement. “The President is grateful for the wonderful work of the emergency services and prays for the victims.”.

It also became known that the FBI officers have already joined the investigation into the circumstances of the explosion..

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