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New York subway explosion: four injuries reported – live updates

  • One suspect taken into custody after explosion early on Monday in Manhattan
  • Fire department reports four people injured | Latest news story

2.49pm GMT

Daniel Nigro, the fire department commissioner, says that Ullah sustained burns to his hands and torso, but that the three other people only suffered minor injuries

Joe Lhota, the transport chief, says that nearly all subway service is being resumed, and should be back to normal by rush hour tonight. A few parts of the subway, namely the site of the explosion, will remain closed off to service.

2.47pm GMT

Mayor Bill de Blasio says there are no credible or known of threats at this time, and that as far as NYPD know the sole suspect, under arrest, acted alone.

He calls the explosion a terror attack, and says that there will be expanded NYPD presence around the city today.

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