Late-night fireworks over the Hudson River left many New Yorkers confused and angry on the night of August 27, local media reported.
Footage posted to social media showed fireworks erupting along the water. The New York Daily News reported that the fireworks were a test run for the MTV Video Music Awards planned for Sunday, and had been scheduled for between 7.50 pm and 8.10 pm. Storyful has reached out to the city Office of Emergency Management for confirmation.
The fireworks were seen from Midtown Manhattan, as well as parts of Brooklyn and Queens, NBC New York reported. Credit: @mc_merriman via Storyful