Members of the New York Police Department's Counterterrorism Bureau patrol Times Square in the lead up to New Year's celebrations in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. December 29, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
NEW YORK - 11 December 2017: The New York Police Department was responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin on Monday morning in midtown Manhattan at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, according to the police department's official Twitter feed.
Some subway train lines there were being evacuated.
The New York fire department said it was responding to an incident at the Port Authority bus terminal in midtown Manhattan.