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Explosion rocks buildings in downtown Nashville

Explosion rocks buildings in downtown Nashville
Three people so far have been injured and multiple buildings have been damaged.

(Andrew Nelles/AP) Metro Nashville Police Department spokesman Don Aaron said authorities believe the explosion was intentional.” Most Read “The immediate downtown area has been sealed off by law enforcement as we conduct this investigation,” which Aaron said is being conducted by the FBI, ATF, and the Metro Police Department.Thankfully, no officers were significantly hurt,” said Aaron, who noted, one officer sustained what “we hope is temporary hearing loss., authorities responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle that was parked outside of the AT&T building, the Nashville Tennessean reports.

Though officers did not see evidence of shots fired, they did find the suspicious vehicle outside the AT&T building and called in the bomb squad.“It looks like a bomb went off,” said Mayor John Cooper when he surveyed the damage.

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