Key suspect in the explosion that injured 29 people in New York has been arrested after a dramatic manhunt by US law enforcement agencies, local media is reporting. Police named 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami as a suspect in an explosion in Manhattan over the weekend.
An unverified picture on Twitter reportedly shows the moment the suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami is arrested Earlier on Monday, The FBI issued a wanted poster seeking information and warning that Rahami should be considered “armed and dangerous”.
He was arrested around 11am local time after a standoff with police, according to media reports. At least one officer is believed to have been injured in the arrest.
TV footage reportedly shows an injured suspect, believed to be Ahmad Khan Rahami, being treated after his arrest. Authorities are exploring links between the New York blast and a pipe bomb in New Jersey on Saturday morning, as well as five suspicious devices found near a train station on Sunday night, as suspicion grows that a terror cell may be behind the attacks.