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Saturday, May 1, 2010

Parts of Times Square In NYC Closed Down Due to Possible Car Bomb - Report 5/01/10

Fox News: Police evacuated buildings and cleared streets of thousands of tourists around New York City's Times Square after finding an apparent car bomb in a parked sport utility vehicle.

An official tells Fox News that a dark SUV was found to have what initial reports indicated was a "failed incendiary device," including gasoline, propane and wires.

The area is now secure, with immediate areas closed off.

A man was seen running from the vehicle, but authorities have not been able to find or identify him.

Police said Saturday the bomb squad was investigating the contents of the car on 45th Street.

They say the block was closed between Seventh and Eighth avenues as a precaution.

New York City police say a mounted police officer noticed smoke coming from the SUV at 6:30 p.m.

There is no word of any possible motive...Read more at Fox News.


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