The IG has claimed responsibility for the attack in new York

Saifulla Saipov

Terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) confirmed his involvement in the terrorist attack in new York. About it reports Reuters with reference to the organ of the extremists, “al-NABA”.

Approval of the IG, the attacker is “one of the soldiers of the Caliphate”. Other details in the statement is not given.

October 31, was driving the rental truck’s 29-year-old native of Uzbekistan, Saipov Saifulla deliberately made arrival on pedestrians in new York and collided with a school bus carrying disabled children. Ran out of the cabin, the man with the words “Allahu Akbar!” began to shoot at people. Killing eight people, another 15 were injured.

Also found out that Saipov had intended to crush even more people crossing the Brooklyn bridge. He was going to hang the flags of the “Islamic state” on the front and rear of the truck, but was afraid to do it because it could attract too much attention.

On 2 November the President of the United States Donald trump in his Twitter wrote that advocates the death penalty of a terrorist.

Background: trump wanted to execute the new York terrorist