There has been an explosion at Times Square. Traffic is blocked, and subway service is suspended. Police and fire department vehicles are on the scene.
BBC reports, "The explosion appeared to have taken place near a military recruiting station in the square in central Manhattan, reports say.
CNN reports police say it was an incendiary device thrown by someone on a bicycle. "Fears that it may be terrorism related has whole area in a lockdown, CNN reports. "
The explosion was felt by a resident on the 41st floor of a nearby building.Members of the police department's bomb squad and fire department officials were at the scene."
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According to wnbc.com, "The blast is affecting subway service on the following lines: 1, 2, 7, 4, 6, 42nd Street Shuttle, A, C, E, F, D, N and Q Lines."