Loud explosion heard in Washington, D.C., in the vicinity of Russian Embassy: report

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Police have responded to an alleged explosion listened to in Glover Park, Washington, D.C., in close proximity to the place the Russian Embassy is situated.

Quite a few individuals who listened to the explosion took to social media to inquire about it, as law enforcement officers and the Secret Company reportedly arrived and searched the place.

There is no official phrase on what induced the explosion, which was also reportedly listened to in Cathedral Heights, but it could have been a blown electrical transformer.


Protesters collected in Glover Park final Thursday, outdoors the Russian embassy, where they held flags and signals and termed for the finish of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Just one of the protesters’ indicators study, “Putin Melt away in H-ll,” with a different looking through, “By no means Once more.”

Protesters also carried Ukrainian flags along with American flags.

“(Russian President Vladimir) Putin is a tyrant,” a protester told WTOP. “And the simple fact that he is remaining allowed to march into another sovereign nation is definitely disgusting. And it wants to be stopped.”

Thousands of Ukraine supporters marching to the White House

Thousands of Ukraine supporters marching to the White Home
(WHD News Electronic/Lisa Bennatan)

1000’s of protesters supporting Ukraine also marched to the White Dwelling on Sunday, demanding the Biden administration do additional as Russian forces attempted a siege of Ukraine’s funds city of Kyiv.

“Initially of all, I would like that all the civilized nations around the world unite and minimize Russia from Swift,” a protester instructed WHD News. Secondly, “assistance close the sky” and thirdly, “distribute the word due to the fact this is just the starting of Planet War III, and we will not want this to come about.” 

Many U.S. towns — and other key metropolitan areas about the entire world — have witnessed identical pro-Ukrainian rallies.

A pedestrian is seen in front of the Embassy of Russia in Washington, DC on April 15, 2021.

A pedestrian is viewed in front of the Embassy of Russia in Washington, DC on April 15, 2021.
(Photograph by MANDEL NGAN/AFP through Getty Images)

WHD News’ Adam Sabes contributed to this report.

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