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Bomb squad clears suspicious package on PATH train at World Trade Center transit hub

Posted at 3:22 PM, Jul 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-02 16:54:48-04

The transit hub at World Trade Center was evacuated for police activity on Sunday.
(Twitter/Josh Odgers)

MANHATTAN — The transit hub at the World Trade Center was shut down for about two hours Sunday afternoon because of police activity.

Officers on scene began investigating a suspicious package on a  PATH train shortly after 3 p.m., officials said. The bomb squad cleared the package around 4:30 p.m.

PATH service resumed around 4:50 p.m., officials said. Commuters should expect delays.

Workers in the Oculus mall report being told to evacuate quickly from their shops this afternoon.