The man, who suffered the most serious injuries, was taken to Bellevue Hospital.
Three others suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said. One person was taken to St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital, another to Mount Sinai and another person was treated at the scene, officials said.
Opinion: Last evening as my wife and I were getting ready to leave for our church’s Christmas gathering, it occurred to me how blessed New Yorkers were that the pipe bomb device went off prematurely and the only serious injury was to Akayed Ullah.
I was reminded that Genesis 12:3 promises blessing for those who bless Israel which is exactly what President Trump did last Wednesday, so I ran the thought by several of the church staff and Pastor Dan.
Each time it was like a light bulb went off and I was encouraged to publish it.