Ten people were injured after being shot at during rush hour on Tuesday morning in a subway station in Brooklyn (New York) in the United States. the New York Times reports that the attack occurred at the 36th Street station in Sunset Park. None are in mortal danger, authorities said. For the time being, the track of the “terrorist act” has not been retained by the police, said the latter.
Explosive devices were found at the scene, authorities said. Amateur photos and videos showed pools of blood and people lying on the floor of a subway train, as well as on the station platform. Another video shows crowds exiting smoky subway cars.
A man with a gas mask and a construction vest wanted
“Undetonated explosive devices” were found, said a fire department spokesperson, but no “operable explosive device” according to the police.
“Police were looking for a man with a gas mask and an orange construction vest,” the official said, still according to The New York Times.
“At 8:27 a.m., police were called to an emergency call by a person who was hit by a gunshot on the subway” in Brooklyn, a NYPD spokeswoman confirmed, asking the public to avoid the area. According to one of the passengers, Yav Montano, who spoke on CNN, “a smoke grenade…a bomb, exploded I would say two minutes before we arrived at the station”. “It looked like it was planned (…). We were stuck in the car (…). there was blood on the ground. There was a lot of blood on the ground,” the man added.