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New York, New York / Truck Terrorism Attack #1117539

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(New York: Gio Benitez) An act of deadly terrorism by a pickup truck driver in New York City reviewed; scenes shown from downtown Manhattan where pedestrians & cyclists were run over, the limping driver with fake guns, then shot & arrested. chaos in the streets. [MOTHER - describes what happened.] [Mayor Bill DeBLASIO†- speaks about the tragedy.] The gunshots by police & the danger in the streets discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The suspect, Sayfullo Saipov†, who used a vehicle as a deadly weapon, featured; photo shown; details given about the pattern of vehicle attacks in Europe & the US. [NYPD commissioner James O'NEILL†- comments.] The suspect's origins from Uzbekistan discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Times Square, New York: Linsey Davis) The high alert for police in New York City with the Halloween parade to go forward featured; scenes shown from the city streets. [Two OFFICIALS, DeBLASIO - say it {high security} is just caution.]

(Studio: David Muir) Live discussion held with former police commissioner Ray Kelly about the attack on the Westside Highway. [KELLY - calls this the nightmare scenario; comments on the use of a vehicle as a weapon, how the parade will be protected.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(New York: Adriene Bankert) The emergency response to treat the victims of this tragedy featured; scenes shown from outside the hospital & victims on gurneys.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Mary Bruce) The response of President Trump to the terrorism attack reviewed; tweets from the president & the first lady quoted..

(Studio: David Muir; Washington: Pierre Thomas) The issue of lone wolf terrorists & what to do about these instances discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Benitez, Gio;
Ross, Brian;
Davis, Linsey;
Bankert, Adriene;
Bruce, Mary;
Thomas, Pierre
Duration:
00:11:30

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