RT News - September 18, 2016 (12:00 MSK)

At least 29 people injured after a bomb explosion in midtown Manhattan - the device was reportedly placed in a dumpster on the sidewalk. A second potential device was also found just a few blocks away. The U.S. brands Moscow's call for an emergency Security Council meeting "cynical and hypocritical", after Russia's defence ministry confirmed American air strikes had killed 62 Syrian soldiers. And, Russians head to 2016 Parliamentary elections as polling stations open across the country. Throughout the day RT brings you special coverage.