British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she is “appalled by the cowardly attack” in New York in which eight persons were run over by a truck on Tuesday….reports Asian Lite News

LONDON, May 23, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the media in Downing Street after chairing a meeting of Britain's emergency security committee following the Manchester terror attack in London, Britain on May 23, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May said police know the name of the suicide bomber who killed 22 adults and children and injured 59 others in Manchester. (Xinhua/IANS) by .
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May (Xinhua/IANS)

“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.

A man driving a rental truck struck and killed eight people and injured more than dozens of others on a jogging and bike path Tuesday afternoon.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said: “This was an act of terror.”

The sprawling crime scene runs about 10 blocks along the West Side Highway, a few blocks away from One World Trade in lower Manhattan, the downtown New York.

A suspect is in custody and was identified as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov of Tampa in the US state of Florida, reports said.



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