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2010 Times Square car bomb attempt

 

On May 1, 2010, a car bomb was discovered by a mounted New York City Police Department officer in Times Square, New York City. A nearby street vendor had alerted the officer to the threat, after he spotted smoke coming from a vehicle. The bomb had been ignited, but failed to explode, and was disarmed before it caused any casualties.

 

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U.S. arrests three in Times Square bomb probe

By Reuters

Investigators arrested three people linked to the suspect in the failed Times Square bombing during raids on Thursday in suburbs of New York, Boston and Philadelphia but officials said there was no new threat. (May 14, 2010)

MORE TOPICS: AL JAZEERA, AL-QAEDA, BARACK OBAMA, DUBAI, HILLARY CLINTON, PAKISTAN, NEW YORK

U.S. airlines called as Times Square suspect sought

By Reuters

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security telephoned a handful of airlines to notify them that the suspected Times Square bomber had been added to the "no fly" list, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. (May 12, 2010)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, DUBAI, COURT, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. seeks Pakistan ties to talkative bomb suspect

By Reuters

The United States pushed Pakistan Thursday to investigate possible ties between the Times Square bomb suspect and the Taliban, U.S. officials said, as the suspect provided more information to U.S. investigators. (May 07, 2010)

U.S. asks Pakistan for help in NY bomb probe: report

By Reuters

The United States has asked Pakistan for help investigating a failed plot to bomb New York's Times Square, The Washington Post reported on Thursday, as investigators kept questioning a Pakistani-American charged in the case. (May 06, 2010)

NY bomb suspect probed for links abroad

By Reuters

Investigators questioned the suspected Times Square bomber hoping to uncover links he might have had to foreign militant groups and U.S. media said he could appear in a New York court on Wednesday. (May 05, 2010)