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BREAKING VIDEO: Live Footage Of The Nashville Christmas Morning Explosion

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Updated 5:00 PM EST

The FAA has issued flight restrictions over part of Nashville from Christmas Day until December 30, 2:45 PM EST.

Updated 3:45 PM EST

Updated 3:42 PM EST

The mayor of Nashville laughed about the explosion today saying it would be the only one today.

Updated 3:40 PM EST

This video, posted by Meaghan Thomas of Nashvlle’s WKRN, shows the moment of the explosion inside

Update 3:35 PM EST

This video, posted by Meaghan Thomas of Nashville’s WKRN shows a guy who was walking his dog and who the police told to turn around after they were responding to a shots fired call.
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Update 3:26 PM EST

A map of where the explosion occurred, courtesy of @RyanGraney on Twitter

Meaghan Thomas of Nashville’s WKRN posted this shot of the RV arriving on 2nd Ave at 1:22 a.m.

Update 3:20 PM EST

Nashville FD-provided footage and photos from the scene on 2nd Ave North as multiple agencies continue to work and investigate an explosion from earlier this morning.

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Update 3:15 PM EST

NewsChannel 5 interviews an eyewitness who lived near the explosion. She said the announcement coming from the RV started with a countdown warning people of the explosion more than 15 minutes in advance. See below video for the interview.

Original Story:

This video footage, complete with audio, shows that whoever planted the bomb this morning in Nashville setup a recording on a loudspeaker telling people to evacuate before, and up to, the moment of explosion.

The explosion is believed to have originated in a parked RV on 2nd Street in downtown Nashville, TN at 6:40 AM on Christmas morning, December 25, 2020. This story is still developing.