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Prayers up for New York City. According to published reports there was a pipe bombing in the Times Square area of Manhattan early this morning.

“At least one person is injured and one person is in custody after a suspected pipe bombing in Manhattan, according to police. Multiple subway lines have been evacuated, and trains are bypassing Times Square and Port Authority,” WPIX, a local New York station, reported. The NYPD’s twitter account revealed the explosion was between subway lines. See below:

Former New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton told MSNBC’s Morning Joe the suspect, who is in custody, is from Bangladesh, a male in his mid twenties and “the act was being committed in the name of ISIS.” The suspect reportedly had a pipe bomb. As of now, the attack appears to be a lone-wolf. Here is a video of the explosion:

We will keep  you updated as more info surfaces.



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