Sunday, May 2, 2010
Car Bomb Found in Times Square
Last night a street vendor alerted NYPD of a "smoking SUV" parked in Times Square. It turned out to be, what experts call an amateurishly made car bomb:
At this point speculation is all over the map as to who the perpetrator(s) might be and who they may/may not be affiliated with.
Here's a photo gallery of the event courtesy of the NY Daily News:
However, while a disaster was averted in the Big Apple, another disaster is looming over the Big Easy and the entire Gulf Coast. On 20 April a BP oil rig exploded and sank. Eleven workers are still missing and presumed dead as a result of this accident.
Oil, from the now-uncapped well, continues to spew into the Gulf of Mexico threatening wildlife and the livelihood of Gulf Coast residents: