Update – An explosion in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood injured at least 26 people, according to city officials, and a possible second device was located several blocks away.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said investigators believe it was an intentional act, but said there appeared to be no link to terrorism. (Ha! Ha! Ha!)
Footage of explosion.
Keep an eye on Daily Mail coverage they have often been more willing to reveal what’s up than US news services – Explosion rocks Manhattan: 29 injured as ‘trashcan bomb’ rips through Chelsea and a second device is found – hours after bomb targeted military run in New Jersey
A dumpster blew up at 8:30 p.m. Saturday night in Chelsea, blowing out the lower windows of a 14-story residence for the blind.
At least fifteen suffered minor injuries from what may have been an explosive device, police sources told The Post.
The explosion, described by one neighbor as “deafening,” happened outside the Associated Blind Housing facility at 135 W. 23rd Street. The facility provides housing, training and other services for the blind.
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