Explosion reported near Times Square in New York


New York City police said they were investigating a possible explosion in New York City’s transit system near Eight Avenue and 42nd Street in the Times Square area of Manhattan on Monday.

The A, C and E subway lines were being evacuated, Sgt. Brendan Ryan told HuffPost.

The reported blast was of “unknown origin,” police said in a statement.

Video shows emergency crews responding to the Port Authority bus terminal on 42nd Street.