New York Terrorist Assault: Truck Driver Kills Eight in Decrease Manhattan –

Eight individuals have been killed and a few dozen extra have been injured Tuesday when a motorist in a rented pickup truck intentionally drove down a motorcycle path in decrease Manhattan and mowed down a number of individuals earlier than crashing into a faculty bus. Officers stated it was a terrorist assault — the deadliest in New York Metropolis since Sept. 11, 2001.

The person hopped out of the truck and shouted “Allahu Akbar,” or “God is nice,” earlier than firing a BB or pellet gun, 4 senior regulation enforcement sources informed NBC Information. A police officer on patrol within the space returned hearth, hitting the suspect within the stomach and ending the Halloween horror lower than a mile from the World Commerce Middle.

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Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov.