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Nashville Car Bomb Appears Intentional ? Nashville Explosion On Christmas Day

 An early Christmas morning car bomb exploded in downtown Nashville. Three people were injured in the blast, though none critically.

A large blast was reported at 6:30am local time in a commercial district of the Tennessee capital, which had been packed with Christmas shoppers the day before.

Nashville Car Bomb Appears Intentional ? Nashville Explosion On Christmas Day

Authorities are calling this terrorism act an intentional act. CT, police spokesman Don Aaron said.

"We do believe this to have been an intentional act," he said. "Significant damage has been done to the infrastructure there on 2nd Avenue North."

According to police, Metro Nashville Police Department's officers were responding to a call of shots fired around 5:30 a.m. CT Friday when they came upon an RV parked in front of an AT&T transmission building at 166 2nd Avenue North.

The RV was playing a recorded message that indicated a bomb would explode in 15 minutes, Metro Nashville Police Chief John Drake said during a news conference Friday.

Officers saw no immediate evidence of shots fired but they requested the department's hazardous devices unit and started to evacuate neighborhood residents, police said.

The bomb squad was responding when the RV exploded at 6:30 a.m. Three people were transported to hospitals from the scene, but none were in critical condition, according to Nashville Fire spokesman Joseph Pleasant.

The FBI said in a statement that the RV arrived at roughly 1.22am Central time.

Officials are now hunting for anyone who was in the area around 1am Christmas morning – and asking people with potential info on the incident to submit tips.

According to police, several people had been moved to a local station for questioning, although no arrests or details of suspects were announced.


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