People Injured In New York City Explosion; Was It Terrorism?

On Saturday, Republican Donald Trump said following the NY blast: "We better get very tough, folks". ABC News posted a surveillance video that shows the moment of the New York City explosion and it's scary!

One victim was expected to remain there, but the other seven patients had already been released or were expected to be let go shortly, officials said.

The second device - a pressure cooker connected to a mobile phone with wires attached - had been placed in a plastic bag inside a bin.

Beck says there are no known credible threats to security in Los Angeles, but those attending Sunday's Emmys in downtown Los Angeles should report any suspicious activity.

De Blasio said that, though injuries were significant, none of those hurt was likely to die.

A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that an explosion in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood appears to have come from a construction toolbox in front of a building.

"We're not going to let them win", Cuomo said.

Still, O'Neill, who was sworn in just a day before the blast, said the situation had him anxious.

Yet now, while the Federal Bureau of Investigation and NYPD's Joint Terrorism Task Force investigates the incident, while the bomb squad dissects the pressure cooker, while thousands of heavily armed counter-terrorism officers and members of the National Guard flood the city's streets, refusing to speak plainly about a terrorist attack seems equally disingenuous and nakedly political.

After the New York City explosion Saturday night in the city's Chelsea district, which as "one of the most fashionable districts of Manhattan" is crowded and busy on the weekends, another device was found only four blocks away from the explosion which "rocked Chelsea Saturday night".

The explosion shook the bustling neighborhood Saturday night in what police are calling "an act of terrorism".

Authorities said there is no evidence that the two incidents are related.

Hillary Clinton is condemning what she calls "apparent terrorist attacks" in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota.

The witnesses were dining at the Krush bar and grill on 32nd Street about a half-hour before the 8:30 p.m. Saturday explosion when they saw an Arab-looking man who was carrying a suitcase and appeared out of place, sources said.

The mayor added that police, law enforcement and the city's "anti-terror capacity in particular" were on full alert. Authorities said dozens suffered minor injuries. They have been treated and released from a hospital. A robot removed the device safely. Although the device had apparently started to detonate, there was no explosion.

Tannerite is often used in target shooting to mark a shot with a cloud of smoke and the small explosion.

Caldwell reported from Washington.

Mayor de Blasio said it is too early to determine the cause of the explosion and that there is no evidence of a terror connection, but that officials have reason to believe "that this was an intentional act". Of those, 24 people went to several local hospitals, including Bellevue Hospital. The secondary possible device is still with the NYPD bomb squad in the Bronx, where no determination has been made as to whether the pressure cooker is an actual explosive device.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the explosion in Manhattan that injured 29 people was likely an act of domestic terrorism, and not linked to Islamic State.

The increased policing, Cuomo said, is "just to err on the side of caution".

"In addition to beat cops... there will be SWAT teams, bomb sniffing dogs and there's a federal law enforcement presence."

At one event going on in the city on Sunday, Little Italy's Feast of San Gennaro celebration, police officers manned crash barriers set up around trash cans. Officials said no evacuations were necessary.



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