UPDATE [12/12/17 8:50 a.m.]:
Ullah was a Brooklyn resident who worked as a cab driver and came to the United States from Bangladesh, according to The New York Times. As President Donald Trump noted in a statement Monday, Ullah came to the U.S. on a family visa
Ullah pledged allegiance to ISIS, claimed he was radicalized online and carried out the attack as retaliation against the U.S. striking ISIS. He appeared to act as a “lone wolf,” targeting an area in Port Authority bus terminal because of its Christmas-themed posters.
The Times had more information on the bomb Ullah used:
The crude, homemade device was assembled by packing match heads into a pipe and was detonated with a broken Christmas tree light powered by a nine-volt battery, according to people with knowledge of the device. The attacker said he learned how to make the bomb online.
The failed detonation prevented the pipe bomb from creating shrapnel and potentially killing others.
Although the attack disrupted transit on Monday, all subway stations opened on Tuesday.
UPDATE: [12/11/17 9:50 a.m.] The suspect has been identified as 27-year-old Akayed Ullah.
Police apprehended at least one person after an explosion at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City on Monday, in what the police commissioner said was an ISIS-inspired attack.
Purported footage of the explosion emerged on social media:
BREAKING NEWS/VIDEO: FBI en route to Port Authority. Footage has been obtained of the moment explosion occurred. pic.twitter.com/I854ZoFEtS
— ((((Hawks)))) (@rhollister57) December 11, 2017
According to reports, the suspect was a man in his 20s and wore a pipe bomb, which failed to properly detonate. The explosion occurred in a below-ground passageway at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, and it only injured the suspect:
#BREAKING Only person injured in New York blast is male suspect: police
— AFP news agency (@AFP) December 11, 2017
The suspect, reportedly a male in his 20's, came from Bangladesh:
BREAKING: Port Authority bomb suspect from Bangladesh, acted in the name of ISIS, former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton tells MSNBC
— Lisa Daftari (@LisaDaftari) December 11, 2017
The suspect, according to MSNBC, went to Bellevue Hospital. A purported image of the suspect appeared on social media:
— New York Post (@nypost) December 11, 2017
Video and images emerged from the scene:
NYPD confirms 1 person in custody, 1 injured after explosion near Port Authority Bus Terminal pic.twitter.com/nzN4kS4s0N
— Alex Silverman (@AlexSilverman) December 11, 2017
— CBS News (@CBSNews) December 11, 2017
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) December 11, 2017
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) December 11, 2017
Both subway and bus service shut down on certain routes, and people evacuated multiple areas. Fox News reported that after police responded to the scene, the terminal closed.
President Donald Trump received a briefing on the situation, as did, according to Fox News, New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio.
Watch below for reporting on the incident, via CNN.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated as additional information becomes available.