Connect with us


Explosion of one of five devices causes panic in New Jersey



Explosion of one of five devices causes panic in New Jersey

The explosion one of five suspected devices found in a backpack near a train station which exploded while a bomb squad robot was trying to disarm it caused panic near the Elizabeth train station in New Jersey.

One of the suspected devices according to the mayor of Elizabeth, New Jersey, the Christian Bollwage, exploded shortly after 12:30am local time on Monday.

Read also: Tutu readmitted to hospital two weeks after surgery

As at the time of filing in this report, the FBI was leading the investigation and working to disarm the other four devices.

The mayor added that two men called police and reported seeing wires and a pipe coming out of a package after finding it around 8:30 pm on Sunday, with no injuries reported yet, though, Bollwage said to expect more detonations.

RipplesNigeria …without borders, without fears

Join the conversation


Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now