‘Ready for any scenario’: De Blasio says New York to heighten security after death of Soleimani

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said that while there is no specific threat to the city following the death of Qassem Soleimani, security has been heightened, and police are “ready for any scenario.”

De Blasio, 58, said in a Friday afternoon tweet thread that the New York Police Department is in coordination with federal and security and intelligence agencies in the case that a credible threat does arise.

“We are in an unprecedented situation today, but the NYPD is ready for any scenario. New Yorkers will see heightened security at locations around the city, but there is NO credible and specific threat
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