NEW York bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami wrote in his journal that he had received instructions from "terrorist leaders ... to attack non-believers where they live”.
Rahami, who has been charged with attempted murder and the use of weapons of mass destruction following last Saturday's bombings, also wrote:
"The sounds of the bombs will be heard in the streets. Gun shots to your police. Death To Your OPPRESSION.”
The number of wounded in Saturday night's bomb attack in Manhattan has been revised from 29 to 31.