Multiple explosive devices found in DC amid Capitol chaos

Multiple explosive devices found in DC amid Capitol chaos

January 6, 2021

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At least two explosive devices were found Wednesday in Washington DC, according to reports, as supporters of President Trump stormed the US Capitol Building in a violent attempt to derail the certification of the 2020 presidential election.

One bomb was found at the Beltway headquarters of the Republican National Committee, The New York Times reported, citing sources briefed on the matter.

The report also said that a suspicious package was being investigated at Democratic National Committee headquarters, though that package was not immediately determined to be an explosive.

NBC News additionally reported that at least one other device was found on the grounds of the US Capitol.

At least one person was shot in the mayhem on Capitol Hill, a woman reportedly left in critical condition.

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