The ECHRD Condemns The Injury of 16 People in a Shooting Incident at a Subway Station in New York

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Press Release

Today, Wednesday, April 13, 2022, the Egyptian Coalition for Human Rights and Development (ECHRD) condemned the accident that took place inside the 36th Street metro station in the Sunset Park area in the Brooklyn neighborhood, around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12, according to New York local time, which resulted in 16 injuries. person.

It is worth noting that the suspect in the accident fled the station and is still at large. Police described the attacker as a black man, 5 feet 5 inches tall, with a heavy build, and who was wearing a gray hoodie and orange jacket like those worn by construction workers and wearing a mask on his face. anti-gas, and its motives are not yet known.

The ECHRD expresses its regret over the injury of two Egyptians, one of whom is a man and the other a female, and that the man was critically injured, which needed a four-hour operation.

The ECHRD stresses the need for the US government and police to exert intensive efforts to secure the residents of the United States, to apprehend the perpetrator of the criminal incident as soon as possible and to investigate the incident to reveal the causes and the organization financing the incident, and to make extensive efforts to remedy what resulted and compensate the victims for their feelings of fear and insecurity in the course of their normal daily lives.

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