A 27-year-old suspect who lives in Brooklyn and may be of Bangladeshi descent is in custody after a pipe bomb explosion in the New York City Subway system this morning, the explosion happened in an underground passageway under 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues near Times Square.
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The explosion happened around 7:30 a.m. ET and the suspect has non-life-threatening injuries, three other civilians were injured according to the latest report by Police.
Police say the incident is being investigated as a terrorist attack.
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The homemade bomb was made from low-grade explosives and went off accidentally say police.
The suspects name has not been released yet.
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