Car Bomb in Times Square: Which One – NY Times, NY Daily News – Will Run a Correction?

NY Daily News said two female cops were heroes for discovering a man fumbling with something in the back of a Nissan in Times Square and stopped the car bomb from detonating. The NY Times said  “explosive materials were discovered by a mounted police officer who saw a “box with smoke pouring from it in the back of the Pathfinder” and called for backup.

NY Daily News Headline: Two cops stop car bomb from detonating in Times Square; Robot finds gun powder, wires in car
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NY Times Headline: Police Find a Car Bomb in Times Square and Clear Area
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A CNN report included this paragraph: “New York Police Department spokesman Paul Browne said the shutdown began late Satuday after a foot patrol officer passed by a Nissan Pathfinder with Connecticut plates on 45th Street between and 7th and 8th avenues. Browne said the officer noticed a box inside the car with smoke coming out.

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