Manhattan's Explosive Situation
At around 8:30 pm Saturday night, an explosion rocked West 23rd Street from a dumpster in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. The blast injured 29 people, shattering windows and closing streets in the process. Though the explosion was intentional, officials say the explosion doesn’t appear to be connected to international terrorism, however, the police are investigating a connection to an explosion in New Jersey. All those injured have been released from the hospital with minimal injuries. Officials still don’t know who is responsible for the explosion or their motives.
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