From The Last Refuge:
UPDATE 1:30am – Explosion in New Jersey terminal while bomb squad robot was inspecting a backpack containing “numerous devices”. It was NOT a controlled detonation. Thankfully no-one was hurt, area previously evacuated.
— Anthony DiLorenzo (@ADiLorenzoTV) September 19, 2016
FBI took several individuals into custody on the Belt Parkway in the area underneath the Verrazano Bridge, with a possible connection to the bombing last night in Chelsea (link)
Eyewitnesses report several NYPD officers in swat gear armed with rifles had a vehicle stopped on the Belt Parkway.
Five men were then taken in custody after the FBI called for NYPD backup. The men were believed to be headed to the airport, The New York Post reported.
♦ Five people were apprehended on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn near to New York’s Verrazano Bridge
♦ They were heavily armed in the SUV 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 (5 devices)
♦ 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 …