Rainbow Bridge Car Explosion Was Terror Attack, Report Confirms

Reports are emerging that confirm the car explosion on Rainbow Bridge, Niagara Falls, New York, was a terrorist attack.

As Slay News first reported, a vehicle exploded Wednesday at a toll booth on the border bridge between the United States and Canada.

According to Fox News, the FBI is investigating the vehicle explosion as a terror attack.

Explosives were in the vehicle at the time and two people who were in the car are dead, sources reportedly told Fox.

A border officer was also injured.

The vehicle was driving from the U.S. to Canada and was attempting to drive toward the border officer building, the sources said.


All bridges are closed in the area, and all government buildings are evacuated, according to the sources.

International border crossing points between Canada and Western New York are closed after the reported incident.

Aside from those inside the vehicle, the explosion also injured at least one person.

A 27-year-old male, believed to be a border agent, was taken to Niagara Falls Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

He was reportedly suffering from back pain and minor cuts.

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His condition is not severe.

“The FBI Buffalo Field Office is investigating a vehicle explosion at the Rainbow Bridge, a border crossing between the US and Canada in Niagara Falls,” the FBI said in a statement.

“The FBI is coordinating with our local, state, and federal law enforcement partners in this investigation.

“As this situation is very fluid, that’s all we can say at this time.”

Rainbow Bridge connects Niagara Falls, New York with Niagara Falls, Canada.

Peace Bridge, Lewiston-Queenston Bridge, and Whirlpool Bridge are also closed as the incident is investigated.

READ MORE: Explosion at U.S-Canada Border on Rainbow Bridge, Niagara Falls

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By Frank Bergman

Frank Bergman is a political/economic journalist living on the east coast. Aside from news reporting, Bergman also conducts interviews with researchers and material experts and investigates influential individuals and organizations in the sociopolitical world.

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