NEW YORK, N.Y., - A second refuse container exploded on the west side of New York City Saturday night, about 12 hours after a pipe bomb detonated in a Seaside Park, New Jersey in the morning.

According to the Fire Department of New York, a suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded in a dumpster on W 23rd Street in the area of 6th and 7th avenues in Manhattan around 9 p.m.

The FDNY is reporting around 25 civilians injured in the blast.

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Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are currently on the scene and are investigating the blast.

Authorities are not saying yet if tonight’s explosion is related to a pipe bomb exploding on the Jersey Shore around 9 a.m. this morning.

The Semper Five 5K run had been scheduled to begin shortly after 9 a.m., but the start was delayed and no runners were in proximity to the trash can when the explosion occurred.

The race was canceled after the blast, according to a press release from the U.S. Office of the Attorney General this afternoon.

We will update this report as more information becomes available.