25 wounded in New York City blast

Sunday, 18 September 2016 - 8:44

At least 25 people have been injured in an explosion in New York City.

Fire trucks and ambulances converged on the scene after what witnesses described as a "deafening" blast in the Chelsea district of Manhattan around.

FBI and Homeland Security officers are at the scene.

The explosion comes just hours after a pipe bomb exploded in a New Jersey town.