An explosion occurred in downtown Nashville, the capital of Tennessee, on the morning of the 25th, injuring three people.
The Biden-Harris transition team issued a statement that afternoon saying that Biden and his wife Jill “thank all the emergency workers who worked today in response to the [bomb] incident and wish those who were injured a speedy recovery,” the Hill reported.
According to Fox News, US President Trump has also been briefed on the bombing.
According to the report, White House spokesman Judd Deere told Fox News that Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, on the morning of December 25 local time “will continue to receive regular updates. Message”.
“The president thanked those excellent first responders and prayed for the injured,” said Deere.
According to American media reports, the explosion was located in the tourist area of Nashville, with many bars, restaurants and shops.
The explosion destroyed several cars nearby and damaged some buildings.
Pictures from local TV stations show that the street caught fire and smoke billowed. Witnesses said that the windows of his house were blown away.
Don Allen, spokesman of the Nashville Police Department, said at a press conference that at about 6:30 local time, a suspicious car exploded in downtown Nashville. Three of the injured had been sent to hospital for treatment, and their lives were not in danger.
The police regarded the bombing as “intentional act”.