United States President, Donald Trump on Tuesday said individuals convicted of terrorism charges deserve death penalty.
This is in reaction to the explosion by Akayed Ullah which left four injured at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, in midtown Manhattan near Times Square.
Authorities said the explosion was a terrorism-related attack.
President Trump in reaction said “Those convicted of engaging in acts of terror deserve the strongest penalty allowed by law, including the death penalty in appropriate cases.
“America should always stand firm against terrorism and extremism, ensuring that our great institutions can address all evil acts of terror.”
The suspect of Manhattan explosion has however blamed Israel-Palestinian conflict for the attack.