Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Releases Statement On Paris Attacks

(Source: CNN) - Dozens of people are reported dead after what a appears to be a bomb attack. A series of gunfire has been heard and police have brought out at least 100 hostages from a Bataclan concert venue. The death toll from this denotations is 43 confirmed people and as many as 60 people have been killed according to French reporter Julien Pearce. Governor Cuomo responds today to New York.

New York --  In a press release today, Governor Cuomo has released a statement,  “On behalf of all New Yorkers, I offer my thoughts and prayers to all those who have been affected by the attacks in Paris earlier today. These were tragic and senseless acts of violence that have claimed innocent lives and torn families apart – and my heart goes out to the loved ones of all who have been lost. As more details emerge, I want the people of Paris to know that just as the world has stood by New York in times of tragedy, today New York stands with you.

“Tonight I have directed New York State law enforcement to remain vigilant in the wake of these senseless attacks. The New York State Police, the New York State Intelligence Center and the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services are actively monitoring the situation for any implications in New York State and remain in constant communication with their local and federal partners." 

New Yorkers are reminded to stay alert to their surroundings, and to report any suspicious activity. Reports can be made to:
Counter Terrorism Center at the New York State Intelligence Center
Terrorism Tip Line: 1-866-SAFENYS (1-866-723-3697) 
"If You See Something, Say Something"


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