Explosion Injures Dozens in Manhattan

NYPD investigating, unknown if terror related
Posted at 7:56 PM, Sep 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-18 10:54:13-04

An explosion rocked the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan tonight in New York, injuring 25 people.

None of the people injured are suffering from life-threatening injuries.

Windows in shops and cars were shattered and several blocks were closed off while authorities investigated what is being called an "improvised explosive device", which detonated inside of a trash can.

It is unknown at this time if the explosion was terror-related.

This is a developing news story. Check back for the latest updates.