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FBI: The explosion on Canada's border bridge was not an act of terrorism



FBI:

The explosion on

Canada's border bridge was not an act of terrorism


The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

confirmed that the explosion on Canada's border bridge

was not an act of terrorism, and that no trace of

the explosives was found at the scene.


According to

a statement issued by the Office:

The search work at the scene did not result in

any explosives being recovered

 nor did it show any link between the incident and terrorism.



The statement added that

the Office had completed the investigation

and transferred the case around

the incident to the local police as a traffic accident.


New York

 Governor Kitty Hokol said the U.S.

authorities did not have any evidence that the car's explosion on

the bridge on Wednesday was a terrorist act.



On Wednesday afternoon

a car exploded on the border bridge over Niagara Falls

killing two people, according to initial reports.


Two people were killed

by a car bomb on the U.S.-Canada border

and by the "terrorist act" investigation.


Fox News reported that the FBI

was investigating the detonation of a car bomb on a bridge between

the United States and Canada as an attempt at a "terrorist attack"

that killed 2 occupants of the vehicle and injured a Border Patrol.


The FBI

is investigating the explosion on the U.S.

side of the bridge with its Canadian neighbor as an attempt to carry

out a terrorist attack," Fox News said, citing sources.


Earlier

an explosion on the U.S.

portion of the bridge over Niagara Falls on the border with

Canada closed the land bridge over the Falls, according to U.S. media.


Videos on social media showed smoke rising at the scene

as well as damage to the border barrier area.


According to the channel's report

"the vehicle was travelling from the United States to Canada

and was on its way to the Border Patrol building."