Eight dead and over a dozen injured in New York terror attack

The Taoiseach has described last night's terror attack in New York as vicious and heartless.

Leo Varadkar has expressed his condolences after 8 people were killed and more than a dozen injured when a truck ploughed into crowds on a Manhattan cycle path.

The 29-year-old driver then jumped out of the rented vehicle with what turned out to be two fake guns. 

He's in custody in hospital after being shot by police.

Andrew Cuomo is the Governor of New York:

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