Monday, September 19, 2016

FBI Arrests 5 in 'Possile Connection' to Chelsea Bombing

The FBI took five people with possible links to the Chelsea explosion into custody Sunday night in Brooklyn, according to multiple sources including the Daily News.

In addition, authorities shut down a busy New Jersey rail station where reports of several bombs were being investigated. Service on the Northeast Corridor line has been suspended, according to AP.
According to the NY Times, all or most of the arrested persons may have been from the same family and that they may have been on their way to the airport.

Mayor de Blasio said we should expect to see additional patrols by the city’s heavily armed counterterrorism units.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo tour 23rd St. and the site of last night's explosion in Chelsea on Sunday. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office.

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