USA, New York: Underground power transformer exploded in Manhattan, in the heart of New York, between the Sixth and the Seventh Street, USA Today reports citing authorities in New York.
About 1,000 people were evacuated just from the 26-storey building located near the site of the explosion. The incident did not cause injuries and there were no power outages.
Fire protection in New York reports that the fire from the explosion is under control.
People reported that they heard a powerful explosion near the Times Square just as the incident occurred.