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Sunday, May 2, 2010

Car Bombing Attempted in Times Square

Around 6:30 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time, a mounted police officer reported a black Nissan Pathfinder had smoke coming out of it, the reports said.
The vehicle contained propane tanks, powder, gasoline and a clock attached to wires, a Police Department spokesman told The New York Times.
The spokesman told the paper that no one was in custody and the police had no motive as yet. He said the police were checking security cameras, investigating reports that someone had been seen running from the car.

Source: Market Watch

Video from Sky News

And this is from BBC World News


Here is a press conference held by NYC Mayor Bloomberg regarding the failed terrorist attack in New York City: (2 videos)

Also, the Northeast Intelligence Network notes that the failed car bomb was parked near the Headquarters of Viacom, the parent company of Comedy Central, which distributes the animated series South Park. South Park generated threats of violence recently for it's satirical depiction of Mohammed in a bear suit. A depiction of which I offer below...