Transcript for Atlanta Olympics Pipe Bombing Proves Fatal
Shortly after 1 this morning police received a 911. Call described as a calm American male voice warning of a bomb. Minutes later before that warning could be relayed to police a security officer at Centennial Park noticed a suspicious knapsack. Next to the concert stage light tower he -- summon the bomb squad. They urged people to move away but hundreds gathered in the popular park to listen to a -- Among them swimmer Janet Evans who was being interviewed -- but -- -- no idea that a person and nobody by the -- -- At 1:25 AM eighteen minutes after the 911 call us. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- You've got the run and the people -- -- -- -- -- the ball was a bomb big chaos is broke out. Chaos and confusion. Yeah. A pipe bomb to be exact. Packed with nails and screws custom built for -- -- the sort of shotgun blast that -- -- -- -- away and went on the -- there were two fatalities. 44 year old American woman killed by shrapnel and a Turkish cameraman who suffered heart failure. More than a hundred were injured cinnamon rush to leave the park. Along the way people -- those -- -- the response was swift and strong. Police FBI and -- experts converged on the scene within minutes and streets were cleared to make way for a convoy of ambulances. A stunned spectators moved out of the area police sealed off the park and surrounding streets and at 5 AM less than four hours after the blast reporters were summoned to a news time. -- saddened but determined on the ticket issuance and festival. -- -- -- -- And they did go on but with a moment of silence for the victims. Lowered flags and heavy hearts.
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