NYC: Eight dead in Islamist terror attack

Source: CBS News

“Police and witnesses say a man deliberately drove a rented truck onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, killing eight people and seriously injuring 11 others, then emerged from the vehicle screaming and brandishing imitation firearms before he was shot by police. The suspect was wounded and taken into custody. … Law enforcement sources identified the suspect to CBS News as Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, 29 years old, who has lived in Tampa, Florida, and New Jersey. He came to the U.S. in 2010 from Uzbekistan. Sources tell CBS News'[s] senior investigative producer Pat Milton the suspect yelled ‘Allahu Akbar,’ Arabic for ‘God is great,’ when he exited the truck.” (10/31/17)