on Monday evening a man was shot and killed after politijakt in a strictly guarded military site in the desert in the u.s. state of Nevada.
the FBI has taken over the investigation. There were no other witnesses than the patrol from the sheriff's office in the local New County and the security forces, who tried to stop the car with the man at a checkpoint.
Two days after the has not the police or authorities come with a letter about the dreptes identity or the motive to take in to the strictly protected area of the Nevada National Security Site.
Thereby hangs a question in the air: it Was an act of terrorism at the time ?1 400 bombs
the United states military tested nuclear weapons and detonated a total of 1 400 bombs there during the cold war with the Soviet union as the main enemy until the end of the 1980s.
As late as in 2012 was a radioactive testbombe blown under the desert northwest of Las Vegas.2007: Private security forces during training at the Nevada National Security Site or the Nevada Test Site - in order to protect the atomlager and military activities there. Archive photo: Ate C. Hong, AP/NTB Scanpix. Show more
the Car with the unidentified man was beckoning to the control by the closed militærbyen Mercury on a sikkerhetspunkt 110 miles from Las Vegas. That was when the clock passed 17 and it was dark.
He drove straight ahead, and a chase lasted for 11 miles before the car stopped. When the driver came out and approached the politipatruljen with what police described the evening as "a cylindrical object".Weapons or rørbombe ?
In the two subsequent days do not have the police given any more details about the "cylinder" was a weapon, a rørbombe or something else.
No one else was injured.
the Nevada National Security Site is still used as a testbase for the u.s. air force.
News agency AP writes that there is a regardless of conflict between the state of Nevada and ørkenområdets go - the american energy on the storage of nuclear waste on this the field near the neighboring state California.
State civil authorities have gone to court to have stopped the dumping of one ton of radioactive waste from the state of South Carolina and the southeast in the united STATES.
But the silence around the "sylindermannens" identity, it does not give any response about your visit may have been a miljøaksjon.