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Wild driver near Vatican prompts fears of terror attack

June 21, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: Vatican security officials went on high alert on Sunday, June 21, when a man drove an automobile recklessly toward St. Peter’s Square during the time of a papal audience, crashing through police barricades and causing fears of a terrorist attack.

The driver of the car was eventually stopped and taken into custody. He proved to be unarmed, and was described as a “devout Catholic,” but was under the influence of alcohol and other drugs.

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