US wants to tighten immigration policy after bomb blast in New York

Published on : Tuesday, December 12, 2017

US wants to tighten immigration policy after bomb blast in New YorkA Bangladeshi man with no criminal involvement in country set off a homemade pipe bomb strapped to his body in a crowded New York City commuter hub during the wee hours on Monday, making the government to tighten more the immigration policy of USA.

 

 

The suspect, Akayed Ullah, 27, was taken to a hospital after suffering burns from the explosive device, which was attached to his body with Velcro and zip ties and did not fully ignite, officials said.

 

 

This homemade bomb blast, which occurred around 7 am in a busy underground passageway between the subway station underneath the Port Authority Bus Terminal and the Times Square subway station, sent commuters fleeing for the exits and police officers rushing to the scene, as officials scrambled to reroute trains and shut down streets.

 

 

This homemade attack came just six weeks after police say an Uzbek man, Sayfullo Saipov, plowed a truck through a crowd of pedestrians along a bike path in lower Manhattan, killing eight in an act for which Islamic State later claimed responsibility.

 

 

 

In the year September 2016, a man injured 31 people when he set off a homemade bomb in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood. In recent years, there are numerous people which is claiming to be inspired by Islamic State have carried out attacks across Europe, the Middle East and the United States.

 

 

 

A law enforcement official familiar with the Ullah investigation said the investigators have found evidence that he watched Islamic State propaganda on the internet.

 

 

 

Bangladeshi also confessed to the city police investigators that he had been inspired by Christmas terror attacks in Europe.

 

 

He also selected the Port Authority of New York bus terminal after seeing a number of festive posters on the subway walls.

 

 

Port Authority of New York is one of the busy areas in United States. It is the biggest and busiest bus terminal in the world, serving more than 65 million people a year.

 

 

US President Donald Trump has said Monday’s attack, which followed a terror attack in Manhattan in October that killed eight people, that he is highlighting the urgent need to perform the legislative reforms to protect the American people.

 

 

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