Mayor Bill de Blasio held a live press conference jointly with Governor Andrew Cuomo at Police Headquarters to address the eight people killed in a deadly incident which took place today in Lower Manhattan.
Mayor de Blasio:
This is an act of terrorism, 8 people have lost their lives. We know that this action was intended to break out spirit, but New Yorkers are resilient. New Yorkers do not give in the face of these types of action...we will be undeterred. If you see something say something, be vigilant, there will be extensive deployment of Police Officers tonight and in the days to come."
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