Argentina Mourns 5 Argentine Victims Killed in N.Y. Attack, Hundreds Gather at Candlelight Vigil

Locals place candles outside the Polytechnic School during a vigil in Rosario, Argentina, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Five victims killed in the bike path attack near the World Trade Center in New York were part of a group of friends celebrating the 30th anniversary of their graduation from the Polytechnic School of Rosario, Argentina.(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

November 2, 2017
OAN Newsroom

Argentina is mourning the five Argentine tourists who were killed in Tuesday’s attack in Manhattan.

The Argentine consul in New York — Mateo Estreme — expressed profound sadness for the victim’s families.

The group was celebrating the 30th anniversary of their high school graduation when they were mowed down by a driver.

A candlelight vigil was held at their high school Wednesday where hundreds gathered together to remember the victims.

The Argentine president will soon pay tribute to the victims as well.

A total of eight people were killed in the attack and numerous others were injured.

President Trump said the Uzbek immigrant behind the attack should get the death penalty.

He made the comment in a tweet Wednesday night, adding that the N.Y.C. terrorist— identified as Sayfullow Saipov— was happy and asked to hang an ISIS flag in his hospital room.

The 29-year-old was charged Wednesday with providing material support to a terrorist organization and violence, as well as destruction of a motor vehicle.

Officials say he admitted to being inspired by ISIS, and admitted that he had planned the attack for months.

He even rented a similar truck on October 22 for practice.

Saipov did not enter a plea, and is being held without bail.

  • michaelparsons

    Argentina should suit NY and the Mayor for enabling this via sanctuary city status.

  • USA#1

    And excrement Schumer still defends his DIABOLICAL creation.

  • TEXAS HEALTH NUT

    De Blasio…Mayor of New YORK–their blood is on your hands…why? You stopped the NYPD from doing their jobs! This is YOUR FAULT! He was on the list….

  • TYvets

    May they rest in peace and may all who love them be comforted from above.

  • TYvets

    May they rest in peace and may all who love them be comforted from above.

  • BNG66

    More candle vigils….how about destroying the enemy. …foreign and DOMESTIC

  • Nick Rose

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the families who lost loved ones.

    Remember that Democrats like Chuck Schumer are responsible for this.

  • Randolph Oberlin

    Time to stop holding vigils and time to start doing something.
    If there is a Saudi funded mosque, infiltrate it. If they are preaching Wahhabism, they need to be shut down and the Imans deported.
    Muslims who are really peaceful need to set up to the plate and identify and report extremists in their midst.
    Non citizens identified and verified as militants need to be deported no matter how they got here.
    We need to be on the offensive and not just stand around waiting for the next Jihadist attack.

    • Fred Jones

      Islam does not teach peace… it teaches death; that’s why there are no muslims informing on ‘extremists’… to muslims, they are NOT extreme…

      • USA#1

        The kuram is the most obscene and violent book u can imagine

  • A marcus Young

    Argentina provided aid and comfort to Hitler?

    • grandmother5

      and your point is?

    • tedlv

      Just yesterday. /s SMH!

    • USA#1

      What an IDIOTIC comment.

  • Donald York

    I’m still waiting on Nidal Hassan to get the ultimate punishment for murdering those soldiers at Fort Hood, and now, we have another terrorist murderer Sayfullow Saipov that will linger in jail.
    Why is there no swift justice in these matters ?

    • grandmother5

      Why hasn’t terrorist Nidal Hassen taste the wonderful medicine from the wonderful needle. It is past time for him. BTW I hope a woman gets the job. I hope she would smile at him while the meds go in affect.

      • tedlv

        They should include some pig’s blood in the mix.

        • grandmother5

          A gallon or two, maybe more I remember him as fat as a pig.

        • Fred Jones

          hmmm… you’re on to something there…

          Put him on one table, and a big giant boar pig on another table. Tell him that they will be removing his human blood and replacing it with pig blood until it causes his death. No sedatives, no pain killers… fully conscious…

    • Sure, Not

      You hit the nail on the head. I’m all for due process for judicial review but 3-4 years ought to be enough in normal criminal cases, and 6-8 months should be more than enough in the case of a terrorist whom everyone knows committed the act.

    • USA#1

      Ask Sessions

  • landy fincannon

    That’s right folks. The government is on track to bring in 40.000 more this year alone plus whatever the numbers are from the diversity program.

  • grandmother5

    President Trump is right about the death penalty and it should be carried out by a “woman” Terrorists live in fear of being killed by a woman. They think they will not become a martyr if killed by a woman. Definitely not get 72 virgins, that don’t exist.

    • scott

      that’s an interesting tidbit! I’haven’t heard that before. which woman would be the best for the job?

      • Rick

        Any woman. This is a fact. They believe they will lose their martyrdom if they are killed by a woman.

        • grandmother5

          Exactly!

        • CASSY IS SASSY

          That’s what I said……Any woman.

      • grandmother5

        The woman that would insert the needle and start the flow, a woman that would pull the switch on the chair. It doesn’t matter what woman as long as she does her job.

        • scott

          Lethal injection? Personally I’d rather see him strapped in to an electric chair. I just hope they actually put him to death any which way. None of this life sentence crap!

          • grandmother5

            No life sentence for sure. I was throwing out options of how to do it. I personally think
            “drawn and quarter” would be better with an axe covered in pig fat.

          • scott

            I’m with you sister!

      • CASSY IS SASSY

        Perhaps one of the Wives – Mother – Grandmother – Sister – Niece – Daughter, of any of these victims who were murdered so horribly and senselessly……
        H3LL…..I’ll volunteer…I’m a woman……And I am pretty dam pizzed off!!

        • grandmother5

          Now that would be so nice. Hey, I’m with you woman.

          • CASSY IS SASSY

            We could do it as a TAG team…..One pull the switch and the other just laugh & point at this monster. Better YET………….
            I’ll prepare his last meal…….
            Pork Chops with my SPECIAL…….Au-gratin Potatoes with BACON.

          • grandmother5

            Now is a great plan. I love all of it. Especially the potato part. Can never go wrong with bacon on the menu.

        • scott

          I agree with you, it should be one of their Female relatives

    • CASSY IS SASSY

      I never heard of this…..Good to know. Thanks, Grandmother5.

      • grandmother5

        You are so welcome. When the war in Iraq started this was big news.

      • tedlv

        Now, don’t get ideas! 🙂

        • CASSY IS SASSY

          You saw the “LIGHT BULB” going on in my mind……All the way over there???

          • tedlv

            Reminds me of a kid I knew, everyone called him light bulb, because he got ideas!

  • Margo

    I hope the Argentinians will now wake up to the threat from these islamic animals, rather than join people blinded by PCers indoctrination. Such as some who say “alahu akbar can be a beautiful sound……”

  • Frederick Picroski

    Let’s see if and who creates a fund to help the victims……

  • No Mas

    Chuckie Schumer, Obama, Demonrats and George Bush are responsible for the stupid irresponsible and dangerous lottery immigration program that killed these people…. Dems and RINOS are terrorists in America!

    • grandmother5

      Bush’s 1990’s bill was called Diversity Immigrant Visa. Chuckie Schumer bill was called Diversity Visa Lottery. What I question, why would they vote and pass, technically the same bill? What a waste of money. Politicians are the worst things on earth. They don’t care how much money they spend, because it’s not their money.

    • A marcus Young

      McCain is a doughface.

      • CASSY IS SASSY

        McCain is the poster boy for “TERM-LIMITS”.
        Plus….He’s very sick, I’m sorry he is sick….But he is too sick to be making ANY important decisions.

  • Hottotrote

    The world is at war with a very complicated foe. While Islam is the weapon the foe is called Globalism or “one world order”. They will use Islam to cause anarchy around the globe and then come in like heroes to “rescue” society and declare that they are the rulers that know best for the ?people” = robots that inhabit earth. Freedom will be destroyed and slavery to the elitists will be complete. Or that is what THEY think anyway.
    I for one know that at no time in history have they succeeded for any length of time and they will not succeed NOW!

    • No Mas

      communist love to change the name of their cause while murdering all those who oppose it.
      When did a liberal hold communist values… they are in opposition but still use the word “LIBERAL”

    • ja ko

      I’m glad to see other people understand true facts and spread the awareness before it is tooooo late!!

    • A marcus Young

      Slavery is a state of mind. Sadly, many people choose to be slaves