Explosion near Times Square, Live: Donald Trump briefed, one suspect detained (Visuals inside)
New York : A pipe bomb has detonated near Times Square in New York. The Police Department says it is responding to a report of an explosion.
Some people have been reported injured while no report on casualty has arrived so far.
Passengers from the subway are being evacuated for precaution.
7:20 pm - New York Police department confirmsone suspect has been detained in connection with the explosion.
7:12 pm - A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that a man had a pipe bomb strapped to him when it went off on a New York City subway platform.
7:00 pm - Visuals from the site of the explosion start coming in.
6:52 pm - President Donald Trump informed about the explosion at Subway.
US President Donald Trump has been briefed on the explosion in New York City: Sarah Sanders, White House, Press Secretary— ANI (@ANI) December 11, 2017
6:48 pm - Media reported several people were injured, and WPIX television reported, citing sources, that a man with a “possible second device” has been detained in the subway tunnel.
6:42 pm - A suspected man has been taken into custody.
6:40 pm -
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