Hassam Hameed-TDO-12.12.2017- A man has been held thought to have a bomb strapped to his body. The attempt was being made at New York’s subway passageway, during the morning rush hour. This was the second attack in the city since 9/11.

Terrorist is being identified as Akayed ullah, a Bangladeshi immigrant. He is in custody and is being sent to hospital for burn and wounds. Port authority bus terminal and nearby subways are shut temporarily, it served 65 million people a year which is highest in the world.

"This is New York. The reality is that we are a target by many who would like to make a statement against democracy, against freedom," New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said while speaking to reporters.