Explosion in Chelsea, NYC, caught on video. Is it terrorism?

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An explosion from an apparent bomb in a trashcan ripped through Manhattan on Saturday night leaving at least 29 people injured - and police are investigating a second suspected bomb in a pressure cooker. 

The blast at 23rd Street and Sixth Avenue in Chelsea around 8.30pm is thought to have come from a dumpster and was the result of 'an intentional act', according to the NYPD. An explosion from an apparent bomb in a trashcan ripped through Manhattan on Saturday night leaving at least 29 people injured - and police are investigating a second suspected bomb in a pressure cooker. 

Although Mayor Bill de Blasio has claimed there's no connection to terrorism, the incident follows the pipe bombing of a military fun-run in New Jersey hours earlier.  An explosion from an apparent bomb in a trashcan ripped through Manhattan on Saturday night leaving at least 29 people injured - and police are investigating a second suspected bomb in a pressure cooker. 

He also admitted the explosion was 'intentionally' set off, suggesting the intent was to injure people in an attack on Manhattan.  An explosion from an apparent bomb in a trashcan ripped through Manhattan on Saturday night leaving at least 29 people injured - and police are investigating a second suspected bomb in a pressure cooker. 

The second device at 27th Street and Sixth Avenue is in a 'pressure cooker', according to both NY 1 and Fox News - raising chilling memories of the Boston bombings in 2013.  An explosion from an apparent bomb in a trashcan ripped through Manhattan on Saturday night leaving at least 29 people injured - and police are investigating a second suspected bomb in a pressure cooker. 

It's been reported that the 'pressure cooker' has wires sticking out of it and is wrapped in a plastic bag with a cell phone connected to it.

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