Monday, December 11, 2017

Attempted suicide bomber captured in premature detonation outside Port Authority

Early morning reports from various news sources state an attempted suicide bomber is captured in an attempted attack outside the Port Authority.

The man believed of South Asian origin reportedly saw a pipe bomb explode outside the Port Authority and is believed sympathetic to ISIS.

The only injury reportedly in the explosion may be the attempter bomber.

Subways were shut down, Times Square area reportedly seeing evacuations in the subway underneath the Port Authority.

This video is suggested as authentic capturing the moment of the explosion.

A woman on the scene stated she was caught in a stampede at the Port Authority:


The NY Post tweeted a photo of the alleged ISIS sympathizer:


From the linked NY Post article:

Former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that the man was inspired by ISIS and originally from Bangladesh.
There was at least one injury and the wounded was the suspect. The man, who was seriously injured, was taken to Bellevue Hospital.
Investigators briefly spoke to the man, who told them he made the explosive device at the electrical company where he works.

Update: Alleged ISIS sympathizer is Okayed Ullah per NYPD commissioner.
AP reports three others injured but non-life threatening in addition to the alleged terrorist.