Man arrested by NYPD after explosion near Times Square

The New York Police Department says a man is in custody following an explosion near Times Square. Officers responded to reports of an explosion around 7:30 a.m. Monday near the Port Authority bus terminal.Some of the subway lines that pass beneath the bus terminal have been delayed and are bypassing the terminal. Several passengers have been evacuated as a precaution.Police say four people suffered non-life threatening injuries.A 27-year-old man was found at the scene with burns and wounds to his body. “Investigation at the scene indicates that this male was wearing an improvised explosive device attached to his body. This device was intentionally detonated by the subject,” said New York Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill. “This incident was captured on transit system video. A further review and interview of witnesses is underway.”#HappeningNow: @NYCMayor, @NYPDONeill, @FDNY, @NewYorkFBI and @NYGovCuomo update New Yorkers on explosion at #PortAuthority https://t.co/YahqkiviX1— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) December 11, 2017

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