Car Rams Russian Embassy Gate in Romania, Driver Dead

A car carrying containers of flammable substances crashed into the gate of the Russian Embassy in the Romanian capital, bursting into flames and killing the driver.

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A car that crashed into the gates of the Russian Embassy is seen partly covered in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, April 6, 2022. Police in the Romanian capital say a car has crashed into the gate of the Russian Embassy, bursting into flames and killing the driver. Police in Bucharest say the sedan rammed into the gate at about 6 a.m. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)
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BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A car carrying containers of flammable substances crashed into the gate of the Russian Embassy in the Romanian capital early Wednesday, bursting into flames and killing the driver, police said. The sedan rammed into the gate at about 6 a.m. Wednesday but did not enter the Bucharest embassy compound. Video of the aftermath showed the car engulfed in flames as security personnel ran through the area. According to police, firefighters who…

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