CHELSEA, Manhattan — The FDNY says 25 civilians were injured in an explosion in the heart of Chelsea Saturday night, jolting an area teeming with restaurants, bars and pedestrians and alarming the city on what had been a calm weekend evening.
A possible secondary device has been found at West 27th Street between Sixth and Seventh avenue, according NYPD Special Operations. The area should be avoided, the NYPD said.
The explosion happened in a garbage can around 8:30 p.m. in front of 135 23rd St. between Sixth and Seventh avenues. The FDNY says none of the injuries appear to be life-threatening at this time.