Port Authority steps up security in wake of attacks in Manchester


The Port Authority of New York of New York and New Jersey issued a statement following the terrorist attack in England.
“Following yesterday’s tragic terrorism attack in Manchester, England, the Port Authority Police Department has stepped up security at all of the agency’s transportation facilities in New York and New Jersey and the World Trade Center. The actions include increased counter security efforts, such as random bag and vehicle checks, the deployment of special weapons units, as well as the assignment of additional security personnel and equipment at our bridges, tunnels, airports, PATH rail and other holdings.”
A man set off an improvised bomb that killed at least 22 people and injured 59 outside a concert arena in central Manchester on May 22.