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Has become a FBI investigation ...

Recreational vehicle explodes in Nashville in apparent 'intentional act': Police | ABC News |

Trump on the golf course ... Mission Accomplished ... onward to second term with Giuliani at his side.

Proud Boys be ready ... never before have such a large number of Americans voted for a losing president ... never before voted 81,268,867 citizens an incumbent OUT ⁉️

An intentional blast to cause fatal injuries to first responders exploding RV in front of AT&T building downtown Nashville on 2nd Ave and Commerce St.

Protests, petitions renew call to remove, replace mid-state Confederate street names, statues | Nashville News - June 2020 |

by Oui on Fri Dec 25th, 2020 at 06:24:12 PM EST
Fitting first name Noelle as witness on Christmas Day ...

Nashville explosion eyewitness describes being evacuated right before the blast

Nashville resident Noelle Rasmussen describes how police knocked on her door and ordered her family to evacuate early Christmas morning. As they were driving away, she saw the explosion that tore through the neighborhood. "It looks like the whole front side of our building's been blown off," she said. Watch her full interview with CBSN here.

by Oui on Fri Dec 25th, 2020 at 07:28:29 PM EST
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by Oui on Fri Dec 25th, 2020 at 08:28:33 PM EST
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FBI takes lead on investigating Nashville explosion

The FBI is taking the lead on investigating the Christmas morning explosion in downtown Nashville. CBSN's Tom Hanson spoke with CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge about why this is significant and what we know about the incident so far - VIDEO.

Massive devastation caused by a large explosive device ... intentional, well planned and therefore an act of terror. Appears the Feds already have a lead and are using all assets to find the perpetrator, motive or group behind this event.

by Oui on Fri Dec 25th, 2020 at 08:45:52 PM EST
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5 reasons not to underestimate far-right extremists | The Conversation |

There is another major category of far-right extremists who focus more on opposing the government than they do on racial differences. This so-called "patriot movement" includes tax protesters and militias, many heavily armed and a portion from military and law enforcement backgrounds. Some, like the Hawaiian-shirt-wearing Boogaloos, seek civil war to overthrow what they regard as a corrupt political order.

Southern Poverty Law Center: These are 38 hate groups that operate in Tennessee

by Oui on Fri Dec 25th, 2020 at 09:03:28 PM EST
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by Oui on Fri Dec 25th, 2020 at 10:18:05 PM EST
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Human remains found in the vicinity of blast site.
by Oui on Fri Dec 25th, 2020 at 10:21:23 PM EST
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Countdown of 15 min. ... first responders managed to clear buildings of residents ... yet nothing happened ... first responders came back in awaiting bombing unit .. then suddenly the bomb exploded causing major damage, specifically the AT&T Exchange building.
by Oui on Fri Dec 25th, 2020 at 11:13:19 PM EST
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by Oui on Sat Dec 26th, 2020 at 08:58:20 PM EST
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The blast emanated from a white RV. A Google Street View photo of the home linked to a person of interest - Anthony Quinn Warner - shows a similar looking vehicle parked outside his property prior to the blast.
by Oui on Sat Dec 26th, 2020 at 09:06:30 PM EST
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Anthony Quinn Warner Named as Nashville Bombing Person of Interest

Further details ... sold his home a month ago ...

by Oui on Sat Dec 26th, 2020 at 10:08:47 PM EST
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by Oui on Sat Dec 26th, 2020 at 10:36:43 PM EST
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Suicide bombing suspected in Nashville explosion

The camper van blast in Nashville on Christmas Day was probably a suicide bombing, law enforcement officials are quoted as saying by US media.

Law enforcement officials looking for motive and what the likely target was.

Camper as "suïcide vest" targeting AT&T telecom exchange for interrupting communications and for what purpose? An act of terror to write oneself in local history book? Did not intent mass casualties for residents, likely intended to cause injury and possible deaths to first responders.

by Oui on Sun Dec 27th, 2020 at 07:22:41 AM EST
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Communication black-outs across four states ...

by Oui on Sun Dec 27th, 2020 at 06:39:08 PM EST
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Mass shootings in Antioch, TN

On September 24, 2017, during Sunday service, a mass shooting occurred at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ. Six were injured and one died as a result of the shooting.

On April 22, 2018, a man started shooting at the Waffle House restaurant on Murfreesboro Pike, killing four and wounding four others.

[Source: Wikipedia]

by Oui on Sun Dec 27th, 2020 at 09:19:33 AM EST
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'Downtown' by Petula Clark played from RV before Nashville bomb went off, officer says

Amid the evacuation efforts, Luellen said he heard a song began to play from the RV and recalled some of the lyrics he heard.

"What I remembered was 'Downtown where the lights shined bright,'" Luellen said during the press conference.

Luellen said the ATF agent he spoke to pulled it up and identified it as 'Downtown' by Petula Clark.

by Oui on Sun Dec 27th, 2020 at 07:35:00 PM EST
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Eerie feeling officers would come under a secundary attack by snipers ...

Wells said that once he heard the music coming from the RV, he feared officers were being set up for an ambush and began scanning the tops of buildings and parking garages looking for an active shooter.

"At that moment it felt real and it felt like there was going to be some secondary activity. So every time we came out of a building we made sure that we were looking around and checking high areas, just making sure nobody was peeking around and looking at us," Wells said.

He said that just prior to the blast, he was walking back towards the RV and "I literally hear God tell me to turn around and go check on Topping, who was by herself."

"For me, it felt like I only took three steps and then the music stopped and as I'm walking back towards Topping now, I just see orange than then I hear a loud boom," Wells said.

by Oui on Sun Dec 27th, 2020 at 09:10:22 PM EST
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