Following the attempted terror attack in New York, the UAE Consulate in NY has asked Emiratis in the country to be cautious.
The tweet cautions UAE citizens to avoid 42nd street and 8th Avenue in Manhattan. Emiratis can call 911 or get in touch with the Consulate at 646-630-2575 for emergencies.
— UAE Consulate in NYC (@UAEinNYC) December 11, 2017
The blast took place in the subway station at the Port Authority bus terminal, not far from the city’s iconic Times Square, sparking commuter panic and travel disruptions.