Suspect in Times Square blast described as disgruntled, ISIS-inspired

Suspect in Times Square blast described as disgruntled, ISIS-inspired

- Investigators confirm the suspect had at least two devices, a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN.

Despite it being rush-hour at the time of the explosion, only three people suffered minor injuries.

Sources say that the suspect is alert and conscious after being taken to the hospital.

Four people were injured Monday in the blast that rocked a subway station in the heart of Manhattan, in what the city's mayor said was an "attempted terrorist attack".

Asked whether the suspect has connection with the Islamic State, O'Neil said, "he did make a statement but we are not going to talk about that right now". The suspect has been identified as 27-year-old Akayed Ullah, who is from Bangladesh and has been in the country for seven years.

The person arrested had a pipe bomb strapped to him when it went off on a subway platform, a law enforcement official said.

The New York Police Department said in its official Twitter feed that there was an explosion of unknown origin and that some subway train lines were being evacuated.

The device exploded in an underground passageway around 42nd Street and 8th Avenue in Manhattan, near the Port Authority subway station and bus terminal, according to the NYPD.

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The summit will also discuss the recent decision by the American government to shift the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The president is expected to reach Istanbul early Tuesday while he is set to return home next day, he added.

"The PA system was still blaring Christmas carols", Sherlock said. "Info is preliminary, more when available".

New York City Police Department Deputy Commissioner John Miller informed the press conference on Monday that approximately 26 plots have been prevented through intelligence investigation in New York City since the 9/11 attacks in 2001.

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"They said 'suspicious package'".

Cuomo said New Yorkers understand their city is an worldwide target "for many who would like to make a statement" against freedom.

A man was charged with killing eight people and injuring a dozen others as he drove a pickup truck down a bicycle path near the World Trade Center on Halloween.

"You got to live your life", she said.

- One of his goals in the attack was to terrorize as many people as possible - on a workday, the complaint said.