ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 11, 2017
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(New York: Gio Benitez) The explosion of a terrorism bomb n the New York City set off by a Bangladesh immigrant, Akayed Ullah, featured; scenes shown of the bomb going off & from the streets, subway system & Brooklyn homes; details given from the Times Square timeline this morning, about the bomb's composition. [Mayor Bill de BLASIO= calls it a terrorist attack.] [Intelligence & counterterrorism deputy cmsnr. John MILLER- calls it a pipebomb affixed to him.] [On the street, MAN, Christina PADILLA - describe what happened.] [Brooklyn NEIGHBOR - reacts.] A statement from his family quoted.
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(New York: Linsey Davis) The difficulty in keeping areas like Times Square safe examined; scenes shown of holiday security, a recent ISIS picture of the area; details given about recent terrorism events in the city. [Recently, NYPD Cmsnr. James O'NEILL- says we fight terrorism everyday.] What the suspect is saying about ISIS discussed.
(Studio: David Muir; FBI: Pierre Thomas) The problems with the pipe bomb's function discussed.