The suspect in the incident at the Port Authority Bus Terminal, a block from Times Square, was identified as Akayed Ullah, the New York Police Department commissioner said.
The response is centered in the area of the Port Authority bus terminal. "Thanks to the quick response of these courageous Port Authority Police officers, the suspect was apprehended, there were no serious injuries and the PABT was secured without further incident", O'Toole said.
- Ullah lives in Brooklyn and is of Bangladeshi descent, two law enforcement sources said. The device was reported to have gone off prematurely, and the explosion was recorded on surveillance camera. He was stripped of his clothes to remove it. Fire officials said the suspect had burns to his hands and abdomen. He also had a pipe bomb and battery pack on him, according to The New York Post. The bomb was an "improvised low-tech explosive device attached to his body", Police Commissioner James O'Neill said. The suspect had non-life-threatening injuries, he added.
No one other than the suspect was hurt in the blast which reportedly happened at 7.30am EST.
The incident has sent commuters into a frenzy and many New Yorkers seemed to be disturbed by the disrupted rush hour transit than the explosion. "Info is preliminary, more when available".
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Donald Trump has been briefed on the incident.
"Our officers' actions were commendable, and we are thankful there were no serious injuries to any travelers", Cotton said.
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