PeeCee expresses her condolences on New York terror attack

ANI | Updated: Nov 01, 2017 10:59 IST

New Delhi [India], November 1 (ANI): New York, the city that never sleeps, was victim of yet another terror attack wherein at least eight people were killed and about a dozen more were injured.

Following the attack, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra took to Twitter to mention that she is concerned and alarmed with the state of the World and that this incident occurred some five blocks from her place.

She tweeted, "Nyc. As resilient as ever. I Love u. My condolences to everyone affected by this tragedy. This happened 5 blocks from my home, As I drive back home from work,Dreary sirens remind me that this is the state of the world #nyc #peace."

At least eight people died and 15 others got injured after an attacker drove a rented truck onto a bike path near the site of the World Trade Center memorial in Manhattan.

A senior law enforcement official said that the Federal authorities were treating the incident as a terrorist attack.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference, "Based on information we have at this moment, this was an act of terror, and a particularly cowardly act of terror aimed at innocent civilians."

Officials said it was the deadliest terrorist attack in New York City since 9/11. (ANI)