This morning, a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at the Port Authority bus terminal, according to law enforcement. The explosion prompted a stampede and chaos, as well as a large response from emergency personnel.
The device did not completely detonate and the suspect was taken into custody near the passageway to the R, Q and N train entrances, according to witnesses. The suspect was injured in the blast and was taken to Bellevue Hospital.
According to NYPD, the suspect was injured in the attempted suicide bombing. No other injuries have been reported.
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