News is very scanty at this point, but it appears there was a device going off on West 23th Street and another one, a pressure cooker, undetonated, found several blocks more distant at 28th St. Time: yesterday evening.
Your sources for news are the best places to hear the most recent developments.
Obviously we send our thoughts to not only New Yorkers, but out to enforcement agencies, which are some of the best in the country.
Update: 1:45pm, Sunday. From AOL: "NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio called the explosion 'an intentional act.' New
York Gov. Andrew Cuomo referred to it as an 'act of terrorism.'"
Update: 4.35pm, Sunday. The TA has posted this information too. It's best to check the local transportation schedule.
State Senator Brad Hoylman: As investigations continue there are a
number of traffic restrictions in place. Until further notice the
following streets remained closed to all traffic:
West 23rd Street is closed in both directions between 5th and 7th Avenues
Northbound traffic is restricted on 6th Avenue at 14th Street
Southbound traffic is restricted on 7th Avenue at 34th Street
All cross town traffic (eastbound and westbound) is closed from West 14th Street to West 32nd Street between 5th and 8th Avenues
Public transportation in the area has been affected as well:
1 trains are bypassing 23rd and 28th Streets in both directions
E & F trains are bypassing 23rd Street in both directions
M5, M7 Northbound, M23, and X10, X17, X27, X28, and X1 Manhattan-bound
buses are detoured around the area due to NYPD Activity at 23 St between
6 Avenue and 7 Avenue
For more updates on potential traffic changes please check www.mta.info
you live in an affected area, please be advised that residents are
being allowed in by NYPD escort only. If you require access to the
affected areas, please bring identification for proof of residence or
If you have any tips or clues regarding
yesterday’s explosions please reach out immediately to law enforcement
at (800) 577-TIPS or (888) NYC-SAFE<<
Update: 11:10am, Monday. Doesn't look like an Amish terrorist. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-37409441?SThisFB
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