The cause of the blast was a vehicle explosion, in what poice described as an “intentional act”. Fire officials said three people have been taken to hospital, but none of them were critically injured. The incident took place at 166 2nd Avenue North at 6.45am local time.
Don Aaron, Nashville police spokesman said: “The explosion was significant, as you can see the police department, its federal partners – the FBI and ATF – are conducting a large-scale investigation to this point.
“We do believe that the explosion was an intentional act.”
When the car first exploded, there was some confusion about what was the cause of the blast.
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