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The Story Behind This Week’s New York City Terror Attack

The accused Brooklyn subway terrorist Frank James might have conducted a test run of smoke grenades at nearby New York City airfield before the Tuesday morning shooting attack, according to a report.

In the hours after James was apprehended in Manhattan’s East Village Wednesday afternoon, police received a tip that a white van, possibly a U-Haul, had been spotted early Tuesday at the Floyd Bennett Field, an airfield in the Marine Park neighborhood of Brooklyn along the Jamaica Bay, WNBC reported, citing three unnamed law enforcement sources.

The tipster added that someone might have been testing smoke grenades around the same time in a wooded area nearby.

As a result, members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force and the NYPD Crime Scene unit were at the airfield Wednesday evening recovering remnants of smoke grenades, WNBC’s report said. Investigators stressed to the outlet that it was far too early to determine if there was any connection to James or if the subway attack suspect did conduct a test run of smoke grenades at the airfield. Read more…

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