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Blast rocks New York hub, suspect in custody

The suspect is from the Bangladeshi city of Chittagong and is a US resident

Nick Zieminski & Daniel Trotta | Reuters  |  New York 

A Bangladeshi man with a homemade bomb strapped to his body set off an explosion at a New York commuter hub during rush hour on Monday, wounding himself and three others in what New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called an attempted terrorist attack. The suspect in the incident at the Port Authority Bus Terminal, a block from Times Square, was identified as Akayed Ullah, the New York Police Department commissioner said. The suspect had burns and lacerations while three other people, including a police officer, sustained minor injuries. Ullah is from the Bangladeshi city of Chittagong ...

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First Published: Tue, December 12 2017. 03:29 IST
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