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Manhattan explosion leaves four people injured

Manhattan explosion leaves four people injured

India Blooms News Service | | 11 Dec 2017, 08:20 pm

New York, Dec 11 (IBNS): At least four people were hurt as explosion rocked New York's Port Authority on Monday, police said.

The venue is one of the busiest commuter hubs in midtown Manhattan area of the city.

New York City Fire Department tweeted: "Update: A total of 4 injuries reported at the scene of an explosion at Port Authority. All injuries are non-life-threatening."

One person has been taken into custody so far.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted to inform that US President Donald Trump has been briefed on the incident.

New York Police Department tweeted: "Update regarding explosion at 42nd St and 8th Ave, in subway: One male suspect is in custody. No injuries other than suspect at this time. Avoid the area. Subways bypassing #PortAuthority and Times Square Stations. Info is preliminary."

Image: FDNY Twitter page