As many as 50 people may have been injured in a New York Ferry accident, the Reuters news agency is reporting.
Television footage showed damage to the side of one end of a ferry, called Seastreak Wall Street, which set off from Atlantic Highlands in New Jersey.
People injured in the hard landing at the pier on the east side of lower Manhattan were lying on stretchers with blankets over them, waiting for emergency workers to transfer commuters into ambulances.
More top news
Three of those caught up in the blast suffered critical injuries, while the remaining 12 were left with minor and superficial wounds.
Prince William will visit the West Bank when he becomes the first member of the Royal Family to visit the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
Find out how the new data laws affect the general public and businesses.