Terror strikes in Manhattan

There seems to be no respite from the constant Terrorist Attack at Manhattan that has left countries like the UK and the US, especially Syria highly alarmed.

As of latest, the city that just became a victim to a terror attack is Manhattan. On 31st Octber, 8 people were killed and 11 injured after a man mowed down a couple of civillians with a rented Home Depot pick-up truck after driving onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Centre memorial in Lower Manhattan area in New York City. The man who drove the truck was a 29-year-old Uzbekistan citizen, Sayfullo Saipov. He was shot in abdomen when he tried to escape while holding two guns which later was found out to be fake. He underwent surgey and is expected to live.

Saipov was was an uber driver hwo had passed the background test during the hiring process and was active on the platform for 6 months. One of the shocking piece of information abou this incident is that a note was found in the truck by a senior law enforcement officer, which said that the attack was done in the name osf ISIS.

image source: twitter
A picture was captured as the suspect tried to escape

US president Donal Trump has ordered authorities to step the country’s “already extreme vetting” program.

He also expressed his condolences to familes of the people who were affected during the incident.

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