Ahmad Rahami, "WANTED" in connection with the NYC explosion



After the New york City, Manhattan explosion that left 29 people injured on Sunday. Authorities urgently searching for the suspect identified as 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami, declared "wanted", according to a memo circulated by the NYPD.


The FBI also released a wanted poster for Rahami with his photo, saying he is "wanted for questioning" related to the bombing. Rahami is a U.S. citizen originally born in Afghanistan, the FBI said. He is considered armed and dangerous.

The address of a home being searched by FBI agents in Elizabeth, New Jersey is linked to a person with a similar name. An emergency alert was sent out this morning asking people to call 9-1-1 if Rahami was seen.

The first explosion, which took place shortly after 8:30pm was reported to have originated from a device placed in a dumpster outside West 23rd Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues.

After the explosion, a second device reportedly consisting of a pressure cooker attached to a mobile phone was found four blocks away in West 27th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues.

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