A large and deadly expllosion rocked down the United States (US) city of Nashville early Christmas morning.
According to reports, the explosion had caused complete and heavy black smoke all around the surrounding areas in Nashville.
It was the result of a car bomb but there was no evidence of foul play, media reports said.
According to police, Fire crews were called immediately after the explosion. Three people have been rushed to hospital, police said.
There was a large police presence in the affected area along with fire crews. However, the incident is under investigation by multiple agencies.
Police and Tennessee Highway Patrol are conducting a shutdown of the area for the investigation. Access from the interstate through the immediate area will be restricted.
Police previously tweeted the explosion took place outside 166 2nd Avenue N. downtown.
Moreover, “There was trees laying everywhere, glass laying everywhere,” an eye-witness said, adding he saw some people who weren’t injured but looked as if they were in shock.”