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New York and New Jersey terrorist attacks, 17 September 2016

By Jacinta Carroll and Ashley Collingburn

On 17-18 September 2016 four terrorist-related bomb incidents occurred in northeastern United States. One incident in New York City resulted in 31 people being injured, but there were no casualties at the other sites, and the terrorists succeeded in detonating only two of the four bombs. An Afghan-born American citizen was arrested after being linked to all four attacks.

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