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2 May 2010updated 27 Sep 2015 2:21am

Times Square car bomb scare: in pictures

New York police defuse device.

By New Statesman

Police keep watch in Times Square after an incident involving a suspicious vehicle caused New York City authorities to shut down parts of the square on Saturday. Police investigated a smoking Nissan Pathfinder on 45th Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues and found propane tanks, petrol, a powdered substance and a timing device inside.

 

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A boys looks on in an evacuated Times Square.

 

Police keep watch in Times Square.

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