At least 29 injured in New York explosion

Police, firefighters and emergency workers gather at the scene of an explosion in Manhattan on Sept. 17, 2016 in New York City. Picture: Spencer Platt/Getty Image—New Yourk: At least 29 persons were injured as a huge explosion rocked the sidewalk in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Saturday night.

The exploded device was believed to be an improvised explosive device that went off in hustling and bustling area in the middle of 23rd street. The second explosive device was found four blocks away the first one.

Mayor Bill Blasio termed the explosion an intentional act however the connection of terrorism was not found initially. The images of the explosion site have been posted in social sites especially in twitter and facebook.

Most of the windows and cars near the explosion sites were shattered and people around the areas were running when the bomb went off. Authorities said that they are investing who was behind the explosion and what was his motive.

The second device that went of on West 27th Street was said to be a pressure-cooker bomb. The authorities said they have not arrested anyone and have not any suspect till the time. Security personals have tried to collect the videos that might be shoot by the locals.

Published on: September 18, 2016 12:05 pm

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