The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Lid Blog
An ISIS-inspired suicide bomber named Akayad Ullah set off a homemade explosive device near the Port Authority Bus Terminal subway station Monday according to police officials, The NYC Bombing was carried out by a 27-year-old man who lived in Brooklyn for at least seven years and is possibly from Bangladesh, exploded the device in the tunnel to the A, C, and E trains at 8th Avenue and W. 42ndStreet at around 7:20 a.m. The tunnel was one that ran from Times Square to the 8th Ave. Subways. A route I walked every day when I worked in the city.
Ullah had wires attached to him and a five-inch metal pipe bomb and battery pack strapped to his midsection that went off as he walked through the tunnel. It was a low-tech suicide bomb. Apparently, he told investigators he made the explosive device atpost was originally published on this site