President Akufo-Addo condemns New York truck attack

| Updated Nov 02, 2017 at 12:40pm



President Nana Akufo-Addo has condemned the truck attack in the lower Manhattan area of New York City.

Tuesday afternoon's attack saw a truck driven down a cycle lane in Lower Manhattan, hitting cyclists and pedestrians.

Six people died at the scene and two more in hospital. Twelve people were injured, nine of whom remain in hospital.

The President in a tweet said:

He said Ghana stands in solidarity with the city of New York in condemning the activities of terrorists.

“I am confident that, the US will emerge from this tragedy stronger and ever ready to play a key role in the fight against terrorism,” he added.