By Tom Knighton
Just weeks after the Halloween truck attack in New York City, the city finds itself the focus of what looks like it may well be another terrorist attack following an explosion near famed Times Square, a major tourist spot in the city.
One person is in custody after an explosion near New York City’s Port Authority bus terminal during Monday morning’s rush hour, prompting mass chaos and halting multiple subway lines, NYPD said.
Several people were reportedly injured. An NYPD source on the scene told Fox News a device went off and there was a person strapped with a bomb.
President Trump has been briefed on the incident, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a tweet.
NYPD and the FDNY confirmed to Fox News they were investigating reports of an explosion “of an unknown origin” near 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue. Police tweeted A, C, E subways lines are being evacuated.
Fox News is reporting at this moment that it was a bomb found on a subway platform.
They’re also reporting that people throughout the city are effectively locked down and unable to move about the city and there is reportedly only a single injury, thankfully.
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Source:: Bearing Arms