BREAKING: Man seriously injured in explosion after stepping on device in Central Park

Eyewitnesses said three men were climbing a rock structure in the park when the explosion went off, with one of them suffering serious leg injuries.

Paramedics have said that the victim is facing a “possible amputation”.

The area was cordoned off and a sniffer dog sent into the area to search for explosives.


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Police said the blast was probably caused by fireworks, given that it took place during the Fourth of July weekend.


Fireworks? Preposterous! Fireworks are illegal in NYC!

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