PBS NewsHour

Attempted pipe-bomb attack sparks panic in New York subway

Clip: 12/11/2017 | 2m 19s Video has closed captioning.

Emergency crews swarmed the streets near Times Square this morning after a man detonated a homemade pipe bomb in the New York subway, creating a panic during rush hour. The suspected attacker, identified as 27-year-old Akayed Ullah, was taken to the hospital with minor burns. Officials believe he was inspired by the Islamic State group. William Brangham reports.

Aired: 12/11/17

Rating: NR

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