NYC Mayor Blasio: Bombing was 'an attempted terror attack'

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President Trump says the attempted bombing in New York highlights the urgent need for Congress to enact immigration reform.

He said the Bangladeshi suspect entered the US on a family immigration visa that is incompatible with national security.

The 27-year-old suspect, Akayad Ullah, was wearing a homemade pipe bomb that detonated in the bus terminal near Times Square on Monday.
Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters: "This was an attempted terrorist attack."

Five people, including the suspect, have been injured.

Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.


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