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USA: Newark hospital on lock-down as NYC bombing suspect undergoes surgery inside 01:38

USA: Newark hospital on lock-down as NYC bombing suspect undergoes surgery inside

United States, Newark
September 19, 2016 at 22:09 GMT -00:00 · Published

Heightened police presence was noticeable at Newark University Hospital, New Jersey, Sunday, which is assumed to be clinic where New York City bombing suspect, 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami, is undergoing surgery for a bullet wound after a shootout with police officers earlier in the day.

The FBI revealed that they have obtained evidence linking Rahami to the two explosive devices planted in New York, one of which was detonated in Manhattan on Saturday, injuring 29 people in the process.

The shootout took place four miles (6km) from Elizabeth, where five explosive devices were found inside a backpack outside the train station, which the FBI have also linked to the suspect. Two police were injured during the exchange of gunfire.

Investigators have already conducted a search at the suspect's home in Elizabeth.

USA: Newark hospital on lock-down as NYC bombing suspect undergoes surgery inside 01:38
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Heightened police presence was noticeable at Newark University Hospital, New Jersey, Sunday, which is assumed to be clinic where New York City bombing suspect, 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami, is undergoing surgery for a bullet wound after a shootout with police officers earlier in the day.

The FBI revealed that they have obtained evidence linking Rahami to the two explosive devices planted in New York, one of which was detonated in Manhattan on Saturday, injuring 29 people in the process.

The shootout took place four miles (6km) from Elizabeth, where five explosive devices were found inside a backpack outside the train station, which the FBI have also linked to the suspect. Two police were injured during the exchange of gunfire.

Investigators have already conducted a search at the suspect's home in Elizabeth.

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