Trump Warns ISIS Will Pay a ‘Big Price’ After Deadly NYC Truck Attack

President Donald Trump warned Friday that the Islamic State will proceed to “pay a big price” after the terrorist group claimed accountability for the lethal badault in New York City this week.

Trump on Twitter mentioned the group, also referred to as ISIS, was being hit “much harder” within the final two days and blasted the suspect in Tuesday’s truck rampage in Manhattan as a “degenerate animal.”

ISIS simply claimed the Degenerate Animal who killed, and so badly wounded, the fantastic folks on the West Side, was “their soldier.” …..

— Donald J. Trump (@actualDonaldTrump) November three, 2017

…Based on that, the Military has hit ISIS “much harder” over the past two days. They can pay an enormous worth for each badault on us!

— Donald J. Trump (@actualDonaldTrump) November three, 2017

Investigators had beforehand famous that 29-year-old Uzbek native Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov had grow to be radicalized after watching ISIS movies on his telephone and was impressed by ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s name for revenge on the United States, in keeping with a federal grievance.

ISIS in its e-newsletter, al-Naba, claimed accountability for the badault, though it supplied no proof to again that up. The e-newsletter refers back to the suspected attacker as a “soldier of the Islamic State,” in keeping with safety consulting agency and NBC News accomplice Flashpoint Intelligence.

While a legal grievance says Saoipov advised investigators that he was impressed to hold out the truck badault, regulation enforcement sources have mentioned it appeared he acted alone.

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Saipov, who got here to the United States in 2010, used a rented truck to run down folks on a motorcycle path alongside the West Side Highway in decrease Manhattan, police have mentioned. Eight folks have been killed. He was shot and wounded by police, and on Wednesday was charged with two federal counts.




Image: Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect in the New York truck attack

Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect within the New York truck badault.