Rio 2016: Olympic media bus ‘attacked’ on highway

  • Three journalists suffer minor cuts on way to Olympic park
  • ‘We were shot at. We could hear the report of the gun,’ says journalist

A bus carrying journalists at the Rio Games was had its windows shattered in an apparent attack on a highway between Olympic venues on Tuesday, witnesses said. No one was seriously injured in the incident and it was unclear whether the vehicle had been hit by shots or stones.

The bus was making its way from the Games basketball venue to the main Olympic park at Barra da Tijuca when, according to passengers, two shots were heard hitting the vehicle. Windows shattered and flying glass left two people with minor lacerations.

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