More bombs! 5 more devices found in NJ train station, one explodes as bomb squad tries to neutralize it

With the New York-New Jersey area already jittery, and with good reason, five suspicious devices were found in a backpack near an Elizabeth, New Jersey, train station Sunday night, with one of the devices exploding when approached by a bomb squad robot.

Two men found the package in a trash can and called police after seeing wires and a pipe coming out of it, Fox News reported.

The grisly find comes one day after a bomb exploded in nearby Manhattan, injuring 29 people, and a second bomb exploded along the route of a Marine Corps “Semper Five” charity run in New Jersey.

Another device in the form of a pressure cooker was found blocks away from the scene of the New York bombing.

More from Fox News on the device that exploded Sunday night as a bomb squad robot tried to disarm it and the impact these incidents are having on transportation in the region:

Media at the scene reported hearing a loud explosion and smelling gunpowder at around 12:40 a.m. Monday after Bollwage said earlier that the Union County bomb squad’s robotic device indicated that the package could’ve been a live bomb. There was no report of injuries following the explosion.

Bollwage said the FBI and state police would decide how to remove the devices.

New Jersey Transit service was suspended early Monday between Newark Liberty Airport and Elizabeth, and New Jersey-bound Amtrak trains were being held at New York Penn Station, officials said.


The moment of explosion can be seen here from NBC News:


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