By: crunchgodabruinknees

Terror attack in New York: Footage shows the moment pipe bomb malfunctions and explodes prematurely, injuring ISIS-inspired Bangladeshi, 27, wearing a suicide vest

  • A pipe bomb went off in an underground tunnel linking the Times Square subway station and the Port Authority bus terminal  Monday morning  
  • Police have taken one man into custody, who was wearing the homemade explosive  
  • The suspect has been identified as 27-year-old Bangladeshi national Akayed Ullah, who has been living in the U.S. for seven years  
  • Former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said the suspect 'supposedly was setting the device off in the name of ISIS' and that it was 'definitely a terrorist attack, definitely intended'
  • CNN reports that the bomb detonated prematurely and that if it had gone off as intended the damage could have been catastrophic 
  • The FDNY says three other people reported to local hospitals for minor injuries like ringing in the ears and headaches
  • The incident happened just days after President Trump sparked demonstrations across the world by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital city 
  • One of the largest demonstrations took place in Muslim-majority Bangladesh

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