BREAKING: Possible IED Explosion In Manhattan, Several Injured (UPDATING)

An explosion rocked Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.

The cause of the explosion at 23rd St. and 6th Ave. is unknown. The New York Fire Department reports 25 people injured, none of them presenting life-threatening injuries.

Will update when new information is available.

10:34pm EST UPDATE: President Obama has been briefed.

Donald Trump took the opportunity to blame terrorism despite no evidence of the origin of the explosion.

“I must tell you that just before I got off the plane, a bomb went off in New York and nobody knows exactly what’s going on but, boy we are really in a time—we better get tough folks,” Trump said upon landing in Colorado.

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