Videos of the night show a chaotic scene in which concertgoers tried to yell for help but were drowned out by loud music. The videos, mostly taken by members of the crowd, reveal a sense of panic that spiraled over the 70 minutes in which Scott performed his set.
The Washington Post provided imagery of the damage caused by the strike and U.S. military assessments of the operation to experts, including a physicist and former bomb technicians. Taken together, their assessments suggest there is no evidence the car contained explosives.
The Washington Post reviewed dozens of photos and videos, analyzed satellite imagery and spoke to witnesses to understand the events before and after the devastating blast. Taken together, they reveal complex a web of checkpoints and visualize a chaotic scene in the wake of the bombing.
Amid the swift and definitive Taliban takeover of Kabul, Afghans took out their cellphones, filming the chaos of the group’s arrival, the changes that marked their presence and the eerie calm that came next.
A simulation based on a digital model that factors in witness accounts, visual evidence and construction plans shows that an initial collapse in the pool deck area of Champlain Towers South could have triggered a series of events that brought down much of the building.
Surveillance video obtained by The Washington Post shows the suspect, Robert Aaron Long, enter Young’s Asian Massage — the first destination in a shooting spree that left eight people dead, most of them Asian women — more than an hour before shooting was reported.