It was announced that 2 people lost their lives and 1 person was injured in an explosion that occurred in a vehicle crossing the Rainbow Bridge on the Niagara River on the US-Canada border.
It was stated that the 2 people who lost their lives were in the vehicle where the explosion occurred and the injured person was a border patrol personnel.
FBI is treating the explosion as an attempted “terrorist attack”
In the reports of the US media based on unnamed sources, it was stated that the FBI handled the explosion in question as an attempted “terrorist attack” and that the crossings were stopped on 4 bridges between the US and Canada due to the explosion.
A senior US official told the press that the vehicle was traveling at high speed and hit a power pole while crossing the bridge, adding that the explosion occurred after the accident.
The cause of the explosion is not yet known.