Authorities concerned an active terror cell is operating in NY and NJ


Daily Mail

  • Authorities have admitted they are concerned an active terror cell is operating in NY and NJ 
  • Five people were apprehended on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn near to New York’s Verrazano Bridge
  • They were heavily armed according to the FBI who also said they discovered bomb making equipment
  • Police and FBI said that three pipe bombs and two smaller explosive devices were found in Elizabeth, NJ 
  • All Amtrak and NJTransit trains were being held in Penn Station in Manhattan after the discovery at station
  • The pipe bombs in New Jersey used flip phone timers and as did pressure-cooker device found in Chelsea
  • It’s believed the home-made bomb that exploded also used old-school flip phone as a detonator 
  • Device found in Elizabeth is similar in appearance to device found in Seaside Park, NJ
  • Believed that the metal dumpster the bomb was placed in prevented loss of life in Manhattan 
  • CNN have obtained video that shows the same man at 23rd and 27th streets – where the bombs were left
  • Another two men are seen on video removing the pressure cooker from a duffel bag on 27th Stree

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