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Singapore condemns New York City terror attack

[SINGAPORE] Singapore strongly condemns the terrorist attack in New York City on Tuesday that killed and injured innocent people, according to a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) press statement. "We express our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims, and wish the injured a swift recovery," the statement said.

The MFA said the Singapore Consulate in New York has reached out to Singaporeans who are e-registered in New York. "Thus far, there have been no reports of Singaporeans directly affected or injured in the incident," it said.

The MFA advised Singaporeans in New York to exercise vigilance, follow the instructions of the local authorities and remain alert to local developments. "Do keep in touch with your family and friends to let them know you are safe," it urged them.

Singaporeans who need urgent consular assistance have been directed to contact the Singapore Consulate in New York or the MFA Duty Office. The contact details are:

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Singapore Consulate in New York Tel: +1 (212) 223-3331

Duty Hand-Phone: +1 (917) 293-4540

Email: singcon-nyc@mfa.sg

MFA Duty Office (24-hours) Tel: +65 63798800/8855

Email: mfa-duty-officer@mfa.gov.sg

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