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Suspicious attack in New York held after shootout with police

Suspicious attack in New York held after shootout with police

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The American police has on Monday, the 28-year-old American of Afghan origin held that if a suspect is seen in the investigation of the explosions in New York on Saturday.

That has the mayor of Elizabeth in the state of New Jersey confirmed.

Ahmad Khan Rahami is in Linden (New Jersey) held after had exchanged fire with the police. This would certainly be one agent are affected.

Rahami is suspected, together with others, the attack to have committed. The police gave on Monday a free image of the man from New Jersey.

President Obama admitted in an earlier speech to know that someone has been arrested, but confirmed yet that it was this man was going.

Video: What we know about the explosives in the New York and New Jersey

Attack

With the explosion in the New York district of Chelsea were 29 people injured. A second explosive was found on 27th Street. Previously exploded in New Jersey all of a exposief in Seaside Park. Monday morning was in New Jersey in addition, a backpack with five explosives found.

“I am the police grateful that they have been able to act”, let Obama know. “We have been fortunate that no one was killed.”

Obama reported no indications that Rahami had ties with the man who, a day later, eight people neerstak in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

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