A private vehicle rammed the fence of the Russian Embassy in the Romanian capital on Wednesday morning. According to Radio Romania, the car subsequently caught on fire, the driver died.
"This morning around 06:00 [local time] an incident was recorded involving a motor vehicle which ran off the highway and crashed into a fence of one of diplomatic missions. The car’s driver died, the interference of firefighters was needed to extinguish a fire in the car," the city police reported.
Romanian TV channels citing their own sources insist that this was a planned attack. According to some of them, the driver stopped in front of the gates and after a short exchange with a guard directed his car towards the gates.