This is a developing report: It is confirmed that this was a terror attack:
BREAKING VIDEO: Moment of explosion at 42nd St and 8th Avenue in Manhattan pic.twitter.com/JwygdnnwNb
— New York City Alerts (@NYCityAlerts) December 11, 2017
An ISIS ‘inspired’ attack at the NYC Port Authority has caused a shut down of subway lines.
Daily Mail and Fox News reporting:
— FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) December 11, 2017
An explosion was felt Monday morning in a Subway station near the Port Authority bus terminal in Midtown Manhattan – just blocks from Times Square.
FOX NEWS ALERT: NYPD confirms reports of explosions at Port Authority Bus Terminal pic.twitter.com/TEan7YIKrc
— FOX & friends (@foxandfriends) December 11, 2017
The FDNY said they located a device near the passageway between the A and 1 trains, and that it’s possible this was a terror attack.
Police have taken one man into custody who was wearing a device with wires on him.
SPECIAL REPORT: Police have evacuated Port Authority bus terminal due to an explosion. Sources tell CBS News so far it appears a possible pipe bomb went off inside a subway tunnel in Times Square https://t.co/bM1QNc561o pic.twitter.com/h9RHod9YHn
— CBS News (@CBSNews) December 11, 2017
Police tweeted A, C, E subways lines are being evacuated.
NYC Office of Emergency Management also tweeted there was “police activity” near West 42nd Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues and advised commuters to expect delays.