29 injured in New York bomb explosion

A powerful explosion has rocked New York in the U.S. injuring at least 29 people.

The New York Times reports that the explosion was caused by a homemade bomb in the Chelsea neighbourhood of Manhattan.

Another explosive was later found ‎by authorities a few blocks away from the scene of the first blast.

New York police say they have video from the scene of the blast and are already investigating. They have asked residents living in some areas of Manhattan to take more security measures like moving away from windows.

Already, Mayor Bill de Blasio has called the explosion “an intentional act,” saying “Whatever the cause, New Yorkers will not be intimidated.”

Mr. De Blasio said none of the significant injuries sustained from the blast was life threatening‎.

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

 

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: New Discovery! Click Here To See A Miracle Device That Can Cure DIABETES, BLOOD PRESSURE, STROKE, ARTHRITIS, PAINS, OBESITY And 50 Other CHRONIC DISEASES Without Drugs Or Herbs.. Click Here Now To See It


All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.