Dramatic Images: Explosion at Port Authority During Rush Hour

An explosion rocked early morning commuters during rush hour near the Port Authority Bus Terminal. The hub, just blocks away from Times Square, is one of several main transit hubs for the city.

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Surveillance footage shows the moment 27-year-old Akayed Ullah detonated an IED at an underground passageway leading from the subways to the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Dec. 11, 2017.
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Akayed Ullah, the 27-year-old man suspected to have set off an IED near the Port Authority Bus Terminal during morning rush hour, is loaded into an ambulance by police officers on Dec. 11, 2017.
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Police and other first responders respond to a reported explosion at the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Dec. 11, 2017 in New York.
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Police tape off areas surround the Port Authority Bus Terminal after a suspect detonated an IED at an underground passageway.
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Emergency personnel stand by with a stretcher and first aid supplies after 27-year-old Akayed Ullah set off an IED in an underground passageway leading to the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
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Commuters pack together at a 125th Street subway station leading downtown by the A, C, E line. Subway service was disrupted after a suspect detonated an IED at the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
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Firefighters wait at the scene after an explosion occurred at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York.
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NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio arrive for a press conference as police respond to a reported explosion at the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Dec. 11, 2017 in New York.
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Police clear areas closest to the Port Authority Terminal after a suspect detonated an IED in an underground passageway that connected the terminal to the subway.
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Police block a street by Port Authority Bus Terminal near New York’s Times Square following an explosion on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Police say the explosion happened in an underground passageway under 42nd Street between 7th and 8th avenues.
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The area around the Port Authority Bus Terminal are cleared of commuters following reports of an explosion on Dec. 11, 2017, in New York.
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Police lead commuters and pedestrians away from the Port Authority Bus Terminal following reports of an explosion on Dec. 11, 2017, in New York.
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Police block off the area around the Port Authority Bus Terminal following reports of an explosion on Dec. 11, 2017, in New York.
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Police block off the area around the Port Authority Bus Terminal following reports of an explosion on Dec. 11, 2017, in New York.
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Police block off the area around the Port Authority Bus Terminal following reports of an explosion on Dec. 11, 2017, in New York.
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Police block off the area around the Port Authority Bus Terminal following reports of an explosion on Dec. 11, 2017, in New York.
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Pedestrians and commuters are led away from the Port Authority Bus Terminal after reports of an explosion near the transit hub on Dec. 11, 2017.
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