Monday, September 19, 2016

More Bombs Found, Suspect Identified

Early this morning, five pipe bombs were found in a backpack left on a trash can in the Elizabeth, New Jersey railroad station.  One of them exploded when police tried to disarm it using a robot.

In other news, five people were arrested in connection with the bombs in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York city.  Another suspect, identified as Ahmad Khan Rahami, is still at large.  Rahami was born in Afghanistan, and is a naturalized U.S. citizen residing in New Jersey.

Read more at The New York Times, New York Mag, NBC News, Russia Today and The Sun.

UPDATE:  Rahami has been captured, as reported by ABC7NY.

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