Last night a man drove his car filled with propane tanks into the gate of a military base in California. Today he was identified as an immigrant from India.
#TeamTravis— Travis AFB Official (@Travis60AMW) March 22, 2018
Travis EMS and Fairfield PD are responding to an incident at the main gate. The main gate is currently closed as this incident is still being investigated. Please utilize the hospital gate until the incident is resolved. We will post more info as it becomes available
BREAKING: Source says multiple propane tanks in vehicle which exploded and caught fire as driver got onto Travis AFB. Witnesses heard first explosion at checkpoint. Vehicle made it past second security post before stopping. AF not saying who driver was or if terrorism.— Kevin Oliver (@KevinOliverTV) March 22, 2018
The FBI has identified the driver who crashed through a security gate at a Northern California Air Force base and detonated propane tanks on board his vehicle, killing himself in the process.
He was identified as 51-year-old Hafiz Kazi, a resident of the San Francisco Bay Area originally from India and living in USA since 1993 as a legal permanent resident, according to the FBI. Investigators said Kazi deliberately ignited his vehicle which exploded into a huge fireball after crashing through the main gate at Travis Air Force Base, about 55 miles northeast of San Francisco. No one else was hurt and no shots were fired during the attack.
BREAKING— James Cook (@BBCJamesCook) March 23, 2018
FBI: Man who died in flaming car packed with propane tanks after breaching main gate of California's Travis Air Force Base was Hafiz Kazi, c. 51-years-old, a US legal permanent resident, originally from India, who'd been living in the US for 25 years. Motive unclear.
BREAKING Car which breached front gate of Travis air force base in California contained five propane tanks, a gym bag with personal effects, three phones, three plastic one gallon gas cans and several lighters, according to the FBI.— James Cook (@BBCJamesCook) March 23, 2018
Sounds very intentional.
Here’s a statement released about the incident:
Very odd. Of course there are Muslims in India, so perhaps this was Islam-related. Or perhaps not. There’s not a lot of information out yet, but thankfully this moron was too incompetent to accomplish the real destruction he intended….