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3 Hurt When Bomb Strapped to Man Explodes in NY Subway

posted on December 11, 2017

The Associated Press’s Colleen Long reports, “A man inspired by the Islamic State group set off a crude pipe bomb strapped to his body Monday in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square, injuring the man, slightly wounding three others and sending New York commuters fleeing in terror through the smoky passageway.” The suspect, 27-year-old Akayed Ullah, was reportedly inspired by the Islamic State terrorist group but had no direct contact with it. In a news conference following the attack Governor Andrew Cuomo said, “Let’s go back to work. We’re not going to allow them to disrupt us.”

Read at The Associated Press