An explosion rocked New York City's Chelsea neighborhood on 23rd Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues around 8:30 p.m. Eastern time Saturday evening. Described by witnesses as "deafening," the blast tore through the lower windows of a nearby building and is thought to have originated in or near a dumpster, CNN reports. At least 29 people reportedly sustained injuries, and law enforcement, including the New York Police Counter-Terrorism unit, as well as ambulances are on the scene. Public transit to the area has been suspended. See images and video from the scene of the explosion below.
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