Russian Embassy Ramming Attack in Romania Kills One

A driver died ramming his car into the entrance of the Russian embassy in Bucharest early on Wednesday.

The sedan rammed into the gate at about 6 AM but did not enter the Bucharest embassy grounds.

A video of the aftermath showed the car destroyed in flames as security personnel rushed through the area.

According to police, firefighters who arrived at the scene put the fire out, but the driver died at the scene.

Bogdan Staicu, the prosecutor, said that multiple containers with flammable substances were discovered inside the car to be examined by forensics experts.

Staicu added that an autopsy will be performed along with the police’s investigation.

Police did not release the driver’s identity and immediate information on a possible motive or other details.

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