At 7:30 a.m. an MTA passageway at the terminal at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue exploded due to a possible pipe bomb. A suspect was arrested and has non-life-threatening injuries. He is a Muslim terrorist from Brooklyn. He was wearing a vest that went off prematurely. He is in his 20s, possibly from Bangladesh and was setting the device off in the name of ISIS.
The A, C and E lines have been evacuated. 1, 2, 3, N, Q, R, W and 7 trains are bypassing Times Sq-42 St in both directions. A, C and E trains are bypassing 42 St/Port Authority-Bus Terminal in both directions. There is no 42 St shuttle service in both directions.