MNA National Desk: There is no Bangladeshis among those injured by the explosion occurred at Chelsea in Manhattan of the USA, said a Bangladesh diplomat in New York quoting preliminary information on Sunday, reported news agency.
However, at least 25 people were injured in New York explosion. “25 injuries to civilians confirmed at 133 W 23 St in Chelsea. None appear to be life-threatening at this time,” the Fire Department NY tweeted.
“Explosion happened at roughly 8:30pm (0030 GMT Sunday) on 23rd street between 6th and 7th avenues,” in Manhattan, spokesman J. Peter Donald tweeted. “Several injured transported to area hospitals.”
However, the cause of the blast remains unknown, but some local media and social media reports said it appeared to come from a dumpster.