Beginning on New Year’s Day in 2014, and continuing for a few weeks afterwards, this blog featured in-depth coverage of the explosion and fire on Cedar Avenue South in Minneapolis, in a Somali neighborhood. Official obfuscation about what occurred began as soon the FBI and DHS arrived on the scene 24 hours after the explosion, and it has continued ever since. While the building was still smoldering, city and federal officials said the incident had “nothing to do with terrorism”. They immediately designated the cause as a gas leak, despite the insistence by the gas company that no such leaks had occurred anywhere in the area that day.
A hasty demolition of the building began as soon as the fire was out, and the structure was reduced to rubble less than 72 hours after the explosion occurred.
Judicial Watch has just filed a FOIA lawsuit against the Justice Department demanding information on the FBI “investigation” into what happened that day in Minneapolis:
Documents already obtained by Judicial Watch raise serious questions about source of explosion, cursory local investigation, barring of ATF agents from investigating
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