Uzbekistan is investigating reports of the involvement of its citizens in the terrorist attack in new York

Mirziyoev the President promised to assist in the investigation of the collision the driver of the truck in which killed eight people

Uzbekistan is investigating reports that the man who killed eight people in new York, ran over them on the truck is a citizen of this country in Central Asia.

The representative of the Uzbek foreign Ministry reported on Wednesday.

Other information, the official said.

“Uzbekistan… is ready to use all forces and tools to assist in the investigation of this terrorist act,” – said the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoev, expressing condolences to the President of the United States Donald Trump.

The President’s statement published on the website of the foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan.

The man who was at the wheel of a rented truck, made arrival on pedestrians and cyclists on the bike path in new York on Tuesday. As a result of hitting eight people were killed and about 12 injured. Authorities described the incident as a terrorist attack.

The American police refused to disclose the name of the driver, but a source familiar with the investigation said that 29-year-old citizen of Uzbekistan, Saipov Saifulla.

Broadcaster CNN and other American media reported that Saipov left a note that said that made the attack on behalf of the group “Islamic state”. The media reports also stated that he shouted “Allah Akbar” when I jumped out of the truck.