Continued: the explosion in new York caught on video
In the heart of Manhattan at the intersection of 42nd street and 8th Avenue there was an explosion. This was reported by the police Department of new York Twitter.
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11 December 2017, 12:44
Police did not specify the source of the explosion. In present is conducted the evacuation of passengers and staff, several nearby metro stations. “This is preliminary information,” the report States.
According to the New York Post, a homemade device exploded, several people were injured. The alleged offender is detained. About the pipe bomb was also reported sources Associated Press. At the place of work of a brigade of rescuers and firefighters.
October 7, the U.S. justice Department announced that three strong supporters of the extremist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) had intended to carry out attacks in new York, to arrange, according to them, a “second September 11”.
The militants were planning attacks in the summer of 2016, during the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan. They were going to lay explosives in times square and the subway, furthermore, assumed to have a shooting at concert venues. To communicate with each other extremists used the messengers. It is noted that during the training, they focused on the scenario of the terrorist attacks in Paris in November 2015 in Brussels in March 2016. All three were arrested.