“Indeed, Allah has purchased from the believers their lives and their properties, for that they will have Paradise. They fight in the cause of Allah, so they kill and are killed.” (Qur’an 9:111)
“REPORT: Suspect in Custody for Port Authority Was Wearing an ‘Explosive Vest,’” by Colby Hall, Mediaite, December 11, 2017:
NYPD is investigating an “explosion of unknown origin” that went off at the intersection of 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue.It’s not yet clear who was responsible, as the investigation is still ongoing, though reports on NY One reveal that an individual was wearing a suicide vest that went off prematurely, though another report (on ABC News) claims that only a pipe bomb went off.
This story is still fluid with conflicting reports. We will update and clarify as more reports come in.
The NYC Office of Emergency Management said commuters should expect delays….