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ABC 7 reports:
The New York Police Department is responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin at the Port Authority Bus Teriminal in Manhattan.
The A, C and E lines are being evacuated at this time.
What police sources describe as a possible pipe bomb detonated in a passageway below ground at the Port Authority.
One person is in custody. Only a few injuries have been reported.
Pic: ABC 7
“There has been a large explosion close to a shrine [Erawan Shrine] in the centre of the Thai capital, Bangkok. Local TV has initially reported five dead and 20 injured and quoted police as saying it was caused by a bomb.”
“The BBC’s Jonathan Head, who is at the scene, says there is a huge amount of chaos with body parts scattered everywhere and a crater that does indicate a bomb attack.”
The Van that exploded at Baggotrath Street, Dublin [next to Merrion Hotel and across from government buildings] Dublin before lunch today and video from the scene. The hotel was also damaged in the explosion. Gardai and the Fire Brigade attended the scene. No causes as yet.
(Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland)
Video: Mark Sugrue
Long Lane, Dublin 8, this morning (top) and the blaze last night (above)
“Gardai were alerted by the Fire Brigade last night after a blaze was spotted on Long Lane, it is reported that witnesses also reported hearing a loud bang. The Army also attended the scene and a number of houses along Long Lane were damaged…”
(Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland and Alan Bennett)
Damn! Huge explosion at East Harlem, New York. A building just completely exploded and collapsed. More reports coming pic.twitter.com/E1gN1uWOPj
— Gautam Trivedi (@Gotham3) March 12, 2014
Neighbors: We've been smelling gas "for weeks." One reported dead in East Harlem building collapse. http://t.co/RdpshuRX0P
— Mashable (@mashable) March 12, 2014
Filmmaker Chris Cairns’ innovative commercial for Shwartz Flavour Shots featuring the combined talents of musician MJ Cole and pyrotechnician Paul Mann, whose explosions inside bags of peppercorns, cardamom, turmeric, paprika, cumin seeds, ginger, chilli and coriander are synched to the music.