Here are the Updates:
10:50 pm: Suspect identified as Akayed Ullah is a Bangladeshi with ISIS ties, as per the NYPD.
10: 10 pm: Mayor Bill de Blasio on Times Square subway bombing: “Thank God the perpetrator did not achieve his ultimate goals.”
8: 46 pm: The incident was frightening and disturbing. It was a low tech device. Situation was handled extraordinarily well. A sweep is being done. The service at the subway is being restored: Andrew Mark Cuomo, New York Governor on New York subway pipe bombing
8: 39 pm: New York City explosion suspect ID’d as Akayed Ullah, 27, officials say. “This male was wearing an improvised low-tech explosive device attached to his body. He intentionally detonated that device,”says NYPD.
8: 21 pm: The New York City police commissioner calls the subway pipe-bombing a “terror-related incident”
7: 55 pm: Four hurt in New York explosion, none life-threatening, reports AFP.
7: 42 pm: It is a chaos at the site of the attack.
7: 37 pm: Authorities are on scene. They think this was an isolated incident. There is at least one injury, which may well be the bomber, who is in custody.”
7: 34 pm: Preliminary information, according to two law enforcement sources, one local and one federal, indicates a pipe bomb may have unintentionally exploded. The person in custody appears to be injured, according to the federal law enforcement source. Another New York police source says a man in custody may have set off a device, injuring himself.
7: 27 pm: Traffic update regarding incident at 42nd St and 8th Ave: No cars allowed to exit FDR Drive from 59st to 42nd St., — 45th to 40th St., 7th to 9th Ave remains closed.
7: 23 pm: Passengers were evacuated as a precaution from the subway line where the explosion happened, near 40th Street and Eighth Avenue.
7: 22 pm: WATCH:
Bystander video shows large police and fire response outside Port Authority Bus Terminal in NYC. https://t.co/xMDyYdSRR2 pic.twitter.com/YmySPBctI1
— ABC News (@ABC) December 11, 2017
7: 21 pm:
7: 17 pm: Subway services through the Times Square has been restricted for public use.
Subway service and travel through the Times Sq subway station is restricted as we investigate an incident, please avoid the area pic.twitter.com/R8L3HOnqhh
— Chief Joseph Fox (@NYPDTransit) December 11, 2017
7: 15 pm: The explosion happened around 7:30 a.m. Monday.
7: 10 pm: Law enforcement official said that man had explosive device strapped on when it exploded in New York City subway: AP.
7: 09 pm: US President Donald Trump has been briefed on the explosion in New York City: Sarah Sanders, White House, Press Secretary.
7: 02 pm: One person is in custody, according to two NYPD sources, after what appears to be some type of pipe bomb explosion in New York City
6: 58 pm: New York Police is at the scene.
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
6: 55 pm: WATCH:
WATCH: Scene at Times Square Subway Station after pipe bomb explodes. Suspect in custody. Reportedly 2 injured. Bomb Squad on scene. Entire area evacuated. pic.twitter.com/G9VRQngY3q
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) December 11, 2017
6: 50 pm: Possible pipe bomb detonated in a passageway below ground at Port Authority. One person is in custody. There are a few injuries. Police have obtained video and are confident it is contained: ABC News