US bombing, stabbing attacks: What we know

Ahmad Khan Rahami is a US citizen who was born in Afghanistan in 1988A 28-year-old Afghan American was in custody Monday following a massive manhunt by authorities who connected him to a pair of bombings over the weekend in New York and New Jersey. Further raising tensions, a nest of explosives was discovered Sunday at the train station in Elizabeth, New Jersey — the suspect’s hometown — located just 15 miles (25 kilometers) from New York. In a separate — and apparently unconnected — incident, a 22-year-old Somali American went on a stabbing spree in the Midwestern state of Minnesota on Saturday, wounding nine after allegedly making reference to “Allah”.

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