Authorities reported a controlled explosion near the bike trail Games in Rio

The explosion, which occurred near the bike trail of the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, was controlled. This was stated by the representative of the security Service of the country, reports Reuters.

Authorities believe that the backpack, which was destroyed, could belong to the person without a certain residence. However, the Protocol needs to destroy all unattended items, explained the Agency interlocutor.

Earlier Reuters with reference to eyewitnesses reported that the explosion occurred near the finish line of bike trails, where today is the men’s road race. The interlocutors of Agency told that the panic was observed, the race was not interrupted.

The Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro and will last until 21 August. The day before the city hosted the opening ceremony.

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