CNN: New York blast 'obviously an act of terrorism,' governor says
New York (CNN)Hours after an explosion injured 29 people in a Manhattan neighborhood, police were scouring the area for evidence Sunday as they tried to pinpoint exactly what -- and who -- caused the blast.
"A bomb exploding in New York is obviously an act of terrorism," Gov. Andrew Cuomo told reporters Sunday, vowing that authorities will catch whoever is responsible.
The governor said there's no evidence of an international terrorism link to Saturday's blast, which shook New York City's Chelsea neighborhood and sent panicked people scrambling for cover.
"But it is very, very early in the investigation," he said.
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WNU Editor: According to the New York Governor .... Saturday's bomb blast was an obvious act of terrorism, but there are no international links. Meanwhile .... the Islamic State is celebrating the attack .... ISIS Supporters Rush To Celebrate NYC Explosion (Vocativ).
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