IG* has claimed responsibility for the attack in new York
MOSCOW, 3 Dec — RIA Novosti. Terrorist group ISIS* has claimed responsibility for the attack in new York, which killed eight people, reports Reuters.
On Tuesday in new York, a truck drove onto a bike path on the South-West of Manhattan. The driver, citizen of Uzbekistan, Saipov Saifulla, drove a few streets, knocking on the way of cyclists, and then crashed into a school bus.
In his car, the terrorist left a note which said that he commits an assault on behalf of the group IG*. According to the FBI, in a cell phone Saipov found about 90 videos and about 3.8 thousand photos, many of which were associated with the “Islamic state”* propaganda, in particular, recordings made by militants of executions, as well as images of symbols of terrorists and their leader.
Saipov was shot by police and hospitalized. He is accused of committing terrorist acts and supporting terrorism, he faces the death penalty.
*A terrorist organization banned in Russia.