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    Kremlin Expresses Condolences Over 'Inhumane' New York Terrorist Attack

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    A vehicular attack that took place in New York City on Tuesday killed eight and injured 11.

    TEHRAN (Sputnik) – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov expressed on Wednesday his condolences over the New York terrorist attack, calling it tragic and inhumane.

    "We express our condolences, this was a tragic, inhumane attack," Peskov told reporters.

    Late on Tuesday, a 29-year-old assailant mowed civilians down with his truck before exiting the vehicle and reportedly opening fire while allegedly shouting "Allahu Akbar." New York Police then shot the perpetrator and detained him. He has been taken to the hospital, where he remains in custody.

    The attack that claimed the lives of eight people and injured 11 others was the deadliest act of terror in New York since the 2001 9/11 attacks, which killed some 3,000. US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to declare the perpetrator of today's atrocity "sick," saying that Daesh must not be allowed to enter the US. 

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