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Statement by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on New York terror attack

 

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, has expressed his condolences to the people of New York following the terror attack in Manhattan.

"This was a vicious and heartless attack on the people of New York, striking just a few blocks from the site of the 9/11 atrocity.

"Those who have been killed and injured were innocent victims going about their day, completely unaware of what was about to happen.

"I would like to express our solidarity with New Yorkers, who have faced considerable adversity in the past. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the victims."