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Police believe that the incident at the Capitol is not related to terrorism

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The incident at the US Capitol, according to preliminary data, is not related to terrorism, Washington police Chief Robert Conti said at a press conference.

Earlier, the Capitol police reported that an unknown person crashed a car into two officers at a checkpoint near the US Congress building, they were taken to the hospital. It is reported that the man who rammed the checkpoint, got out of the car with a knife, did not obey the instructions of the police, he died.

“It doesn't appear to be related to terrorism, but we will continue to investigate,” Conti said.

According to him, “at the moment, it does not seem that the threat is still there.” As the chief of police pointed out, law enforcement agencies are in the early stages of the investigation, it is necessary to find out the motives of the criminal.

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