Nashville Bombing – level 2

04-01-2021 07:00

On Christmas Day, a bomb exploded in the town of Nashville, Tennessee, US.

The explosion injured at least eight people and it damaged several buildings. A CCTV camera recorded the moment when the bomb exploded. It broke the glass in buildings that were 500 meters away.

Police found out that the bomb was inside a campervan. The bomber was a 63-year-old man, and the campervan belonged to him. Neighbors said that the man lived alone, and he did not like to meet other people. It seems that he planned the bombing carefully and nobody helped him.

It is still not clear why he did it. Before the bombing, he told one of his neighbors that all of Nashville would know him soon.

Difficult words: explosion (when something explodes), CCTV (video cameras that help keep a place safe), campervan (a large car with beds and a shower that people use for holidays or vacations).

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