Four injured in terrorist attack in NY, suspect under arrest

Four injured in terrorist attack in NY, suspect under arrest

It is not clear if there are any injuries at this time but police said the explosion occurred Monday morning at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan.

A pipe bomb affixed to the suspect with Velcro straps detonated at about 7:30 a.m.in a passageway between subway lines below ground.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's office says that he has been briefed about the incident, adding, "The NYPD, FDNY and first responders are on the scene".

The family loves travelling and said they do not let terror attacks prevent them from taking trips, but they take steps to keep safe.

The man told investigators he made the explosive device at the electrical company where he works, sources tell the Post. The suspect was also injured and was taken into custody.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, speaking at a news conference near the site, described the device as "amateur level".

Earlier, local news channel WABC cited police sources as saying a possible pipe bomb detonated in a passageway below ground at Port Authority.

"The PA system was still blaring Christmas carols", Sherlock said.

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Since the terror attacks of 9/11, several attacks have rocked NY.

Andre Rodriguez, 62, a caseworker at one of the city's shelters, said that he heard an explosion shortly before 7:30.

Bethea said she called co-workers to make sure they weren't harmed and let friends and relatives know she was OK.

He had been licensed to drive a livery cab between 2012 and 2015, but the license was allowed to lapse, according to law enforcement officials and New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission.

U.S. authorities have warned travelers to Europe during the holiday season to beware of possible attacks on popular gathering places and travel hubs.

NJ Transit says buses are taking passengers to Secaucus and Hoboken.

The bomb rattled a city still scarred by the devastating September 11 attacks, and a truck attack in October that left eight dead on a bike path. Once inside the bus terminal, she heard people yelling to get out of the building.

Authorities said three people in the immediate area sustained minor injuries such as ringing in the ear and headache.

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