NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: People converge with candles for a vigil to walk along a bike path in Lower Manhattan on November 2, 2017 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP
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Daesh (ISIS) has claimed responsibility, without giving evidence, for a truck attack in New York City earlier this week that killed eight people, the deadliest act of suspected terrorism to strike the city since Sept. 11, 2001 .U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated his call on Thursday for the death penalty against the Uzbek immigrant.On Thursday, Trump repeated his call for Congress to end the Diversity Immigrant Visa program under which Saipov entered the United States in 2010 .One of the two criminal counts Saipov faces, violence and destruction of motor vehicles causing the deaths of eight people, carries the death penalty if the government chooses to seek it, according to acting U.S. Attorney Joon Kim.The Federal Bureau of Investigation said it had located another Uzbek man, Mukhammadzoir Kadirov, 32, who wanted for questioning as a person of interest in the attack.
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