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.
The NYPD is responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin at 42nd Street and 8th Ave, #Manhattan. The A, C and E line are being evacuated at this time. Info is preliminary, more when available. pic.twitter.com/7vpNT97iLC
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) December 11, 2017
Video shows emergency crews responding to the Port Authority bus terminal on 42nd Street.
Snapchat video shows emergency crews outside Port Authority terminal after reports of possible explosion. pic.twitter.com/kMkDLfOgO0
— Ryan Wood (@RyanWoodDFW) December 11, 2017