Moment when Brazilian gang blows up the entire supermarket while trying to steal the two ATMs
- A security camera at a supermarket in Bahía, Brazil, recorded the moment a gang blew up the store while trying to rob two ATMs on Monday morning
- Debris and debris flew in the aftermath of the explosion, triggering the alarm of a nearby car
- A gunman opened fire on an unknown target before the store’s metal gate was blown off
- The incident concerns the 21st attack on the financial sector in the northeastern state of Bahia in 2021
Shocking CCTV footage captures the moment when a gang of robbers blew up a Brazilian supermarket while trying to steal the two ATMs.
The footage shows the men arriving in two cars at a supermarket in Salvador, Bahía at 3:20 a.m. local time on Monday.
An armed man fired a few shots with the military rifle he hit an unknown target across the street from the store in Salvador’s Mussurunga neighborhood.
His accomplice could then be seen in the background, placing what appeared to be an explosive device.
A security camera captures the shocking moment when a supermarket was blown up by a gang in Bahía, Brazil on Monday, while a gang of robbers tried to steal the two ATMs.
The debris from the destroyed store can be seen after Monday morning’s blast. The robbers were unable to steal the ATMs they were targeting and fled empty-handed
Moments later, the explosion sent the supermarket security gate flying over the sidewalk across the street.
Despite the massive explosion, newspaper Let reported that the thieves could not get the money out of the ATMs.
No more arrests had been made as of Monday afternoon.
The Bahia Banking Union said the explosion is the first incident in May, after a total of 21 similar attacks against banks and other financial institutions in the state were reported in the first four months of 2021.
The previous explosion occurred at 3:20 AM on Friday when a gang took a pedestrian hostage and blew up a Caixa Econômica Federal agency in the town of Largo do Tanque in Salvador.
A shooter is holding a military rifle before firing at an unknown target. Moments later, an accomplice appeared to be setting an explosive device that blew up a store’s security gate and destroyed two ATMs