Modi, International Leaders condemns New York terror attack


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Modi, International Leaders condemns New York terror attack

Delhi, Nov 1 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday strongly condemned the terror attack in New York in which eight persons were run over by a truck.

"Strongly condemn the terror attack in New York City. My thoughts are with the families of the deceased and prayers with those injured," the Prime Minister wrote on Twitter.

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she is "appalled by the cowardly attack" in New York city in which eight persons were run over by a truck on Tuesday.

"My thoughts are with all affected," she said. "Together we will defeat the evil of terrorism" and the "UK stands with NYC", Xinhua news agency reported.

Eight persons were killed and 12 injured after a truck ploughed into pedestrians in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday, the city Mayor Bill de Blasio said, calling the attack an "act of terror". The suspect has been arrested.

New York City Police Commissioner James O' Neil said the suspect was a 29-year-old man, who was not from the city.

According to reports, the attacker is Sayfullo Saipov from Florida.