Rio Olympics: Media bus windows shattered, 2 injured

Photo of the shattered window. Photo: Shannon Stapleton / Reuters
Photo of the shattered window. Photo: Shannon Stapleton / Reuters

An official Rio 2016 bus carrying journalists was hit by an object that shattered windows Tuesday night, leaving two people injured by flying glass.
Passengers threw themselves to the floor after something hit the vehicle and blew out two windows.

One US journalist later stated her belief that the bus came under fire from a handgun.

However, the news agency Agencia Brasil reported that other passengers believe the vehicle was hit by rocks.

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3 Comments

  1. Hamil
    August 11, 2016

    Sorry to hear that . Hope they are doing fine. However what happened to the Olympics tickets for Dominica?. I can’t believe that the man in charge used this as an opportunity to make money for himself. These men are all scoundres. I heard this man disgrace PM at a private function and call him little boy in pampers..He was so upset skerrit won the election that his outburst was uncontrollable.it took his wife and in laws to calm him down. Now he is begging for crums and doing the same thing he accuse the labour party of doing. Shame on you.

  2. hmmmmmm
    August 10, 2016

    So every little negative thing that happen in Rio have to be published for d world… i dont recall all the negative coverage for past olympics… give brazil a break

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