New York, Sept 20: Security has been stepped up across New York after bomb explosions in New Jersey and New York and expolisves were found planted in the city.
Meanwhile, the suspect named Ahmad Khan Rahami-in the New York, New Jersey bomb plot was charged with five counts of attempted murder, the prosecutor's office said.
On the other hand, New York's massive police force, about 34,500 uniformed officers, will be bolstered by an additional 1,000 state police and National Guard members, who will patrol bus terminals, airports and subway stations, along with more FBI and city police, USA Today reported.
Reports suggest that there will be screening at several public places where bags will be checked and bomb-sniffing dogs will be deployed.
Security stepped up near United Nations headquarters
Police and security agents man a vehicle barricade across 42nd Street at Second Avenue near United Nations headquarters, in New York.
Around 34,500 uniformed officers will be patrolling public places
Bomb squad personnel stand around the scene of an explosion near the train station in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
Afghan-American suspect charged
FBI released picture of Ahmad Khan Rahami as he was wanted for questioning in the New York, New Jersey explosions.
Ahmad Khan Rahami arrested for NY, NJ explosions
Ahmad Khan Rahami arrested on Monday for involvement in the New York, New Jersey explosions.