It appears that another Improvised Explosive Device has been detonated in America in the last 12 hours. The first one was discovered today in New Jersey that exploded during a charity run. Now reports are indicating that the New York Fire Department has confirmed that an improvised explosive device was the likely cause of a blast in Manhattan which resulted in multiple injuries, Reuters reported. According to preliminary reports, the bomb had been stuffed inside a dumpster.
The outdoor explosion occurred at 135 23rd Street, between Sixth and Seventh avenues in New York City. The New York Police Department confirmed details of the blast, PIX11 reported. At least three people were seen being taken away from the apparent scene of the blast in ambulances, Reuters reported. Meanwhile according to PIX11, preliminary reports indicated at least 14 people had sustained minor injuries. READ MORE