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Explosion in Manhattan: an attempted terrorist attack

A strong explosion occurred on the morning of Monday, December 11, in Midtown Manhattan, at the intersection of 42nd street and Eighth Avenue, according to news portal PIX 11. The message on explosion received around 07:19 on the East coast of the United States.

The police Department of new York reports that injured at least four people, three of whom suffered minor injuries.

The suspect who carried something like a «second bomb», over which stretched wires were detained in the subway tunnel.

Former Commissioner of the NYPD bill Bratton, speaking in the Morning Joe of MSNBC TV declared that on suspicion in participation in explosion arrested 27-year-old native of Bangladesh, who for seven years living in Brooklyn. He claims that he acted on behalf of the «Islamic state».

The second suspect is seriously injured man who was taken to Bellevue hospital. The threat to his life, according to doctors, no, says the website of the newspaper Daily News.

A number of trains travelling between times square and bus terminal the Port Authority, after the explosion, changed the direction of movement. Train lines A, C and E were evacuated, reports the police Department of new York. The port Authority is the largest bus terminal in the country, which transmits to 230,000 people a day.

Official sources in law enforcement said in an interview with NBC News that the explosion was the result of «deliberate action.» The suspect used an improvised explosive device.

The fire Department of new York

Explosion in Manhattan: an attempted terrorist attack 11.12.2017

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