NY holds annual Halloween parade hours after deadly attack

The driver of a truck which mowed down seven people on the West Side Highway bike path on Tuesday afternoon

At least eight people are dead and dozens more were injured Tuesday afternoon when a man drove a rented truck through a bike path in the Lower Manhattan section of NY.

"Our thoughts are with the people of NY and the families of the victims as they deal with this tragic incident", police said in the release.

Thousands of costumed revellers took to the streets for the city's annual village Halloween parade. Over 2 million people attend the Halloween event, which is also broadcast on TV. Only costumed participants were allowed to march in the parade.

Newsham said in the wake of the New York City attack, the public must play a major role in community safety. Police shot the gunman, who was taken into custody.

Tourists from Argentina, Belgium among dead in Manhattan terrorist truck attack
A Belgian national was also killed in the attack, according to the Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders. President Donald Trump tweeted: "In NYC, looks like another attack by a very sick and deranged person".

Kevin Spacey's 'House of Cards' production suspended for indefinite period
Netflix is developing a possible spinoff of the award-winning drama that helped put the streaming service on the TV series map. Now 46, Rapp told Buzzfeed: The older I get, and the more I know, I feel very fortunate that something worse didn't happen.

Power cut on Manus Island, many refusing to leave
Most of the detainees on Manus come from war-torn countries such as Afghanistan, Iran, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Syria. In 1992, the Keating Government sought a way to limit the influx of asylum seekers hoping to arrive in Australia by boat.

The annual holiday parade carried on despite the truck attack in lower Manhattan just hours before, which left eight dead and more than a dozen injured when the vehicle rammed into pedestrians.

"This was an act of terror, and a particularly cowardly act of terror aimed at innocent civilians", de Blasio said at a news conference.

NYPD officials have called it a terror attack, but believe there's no further threat.

Related News:



Most liked

Why wouldn't Cristiano Ronaldo swap shirts?! Girona player reveals all
Cristiano's bad patch in La Liga continued as he drew a blank against Girona in Real's 2-1 loss. Asked to comment on Ronaldo and Kane, Pochettino said: "They are two incredible players".

Samsung Electronics posts record Q3 profits amid strong memory chip demand
The KOSPI surpassed previous records since October 20, except one session on October 26. They were net buyers for the past four sessions.

NYC attack happened near Priyanka Chopra's home
Authorities said more police officers and resources were deployed in iconic places in the city. But thankfully our desi girl who is now based in the NY city closely escaped the terror attack.

FDA Approves Calquence for Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Continued approval for this may be dependent on the verification and description of clinical benefit in confirmatory trials. The trial showed that 81% of patients had a complete or partial response, out of which 40% showed complete response.

Manchester United look to steal another Chelsea superstar in January
I wouldn't have let him out of the building, I would have chained him to the training ground walls'. Bakayoko is not that player that can do the same job as Matic. "What's gone wrong for Chelsea? ".

S/Africa to host 2023 World Rugby
France hosted as recently as 2007, while Ireland hopes to host for the first time. The evaluation report by World Rugby was published on Tuesday .

Hamas Hands Over Rafah crossing to the Palestinian Authority
The two sides also agreed that a third-party observer, an European Union police force, would be present at the Rafah crossing. PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah is slated to arrive in the Strip in the coming days to check the progress of the crossings.

Google launches Hangouts Meet hardware w
The speakermic can be daisy-chained, allowing up to five units to be linked by a single wire for crisper all-around audio. Google designed the conferencing gear, but numerous items in the bundle are built by several hardware companies.

14 dead as blast rocks foreign embassy district in Afghan capital, Kabul
Witnesses said they saw multiple casualties being carried from the scene of the blast and driven away in ambulances. Over a dozen people were killed or injured as a blast rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul on Tuesday.

One in custody after reports of shots fired in Manhattan
Police have told people to avoid the area of Chambers Street and West Street in Manhattan. People are reporting that a auto drove into the bicycle lane and ran into pedestrians.

NICU Babies in Gaston County, dressed for Halloween
Her friend, Amanda, is a NICU nurse and asked the ministry to help dress the babies up for Halloween. When you head to CaroMont Health's NICU, there won't be a Halloween decoration in sight.

What tricks are in store for a Halloween Game 6?
Still, in the World Series' best result this year so far, that puts the Game 5 up a muscular 36% from last night's Steelers vs. So what history can Houston make tonight? Coverage of Game 6 of the World Series begins tonight on ESPN 99.1 at 6:00.

Strangers Caught Having Oral Sex On Plane
Yet another added: "If people will go so far as to disrespect themselves and disrespect you, something should be done". Neither has been named but the pair are both now facing charges from the Federal Bureau of Investigation .

Jeep Treats Us To The 2018 Wrangler On Halloween
And speaking of tires, Mopar's cover for the tailgate-mounted spare has a portal for the Wrangler's backup camera. Mopar rock rails will defend the rocker panels of the new Wrangler from trail damage.

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) Investors Alert
Highland Capital Management Lp bought 933,225 shares as the company's stock declined 3.60% while stock markets rallied. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC boosted its position in American Airlines Group by 0.9% in the second quarter.