The NYC attack so far...
November 01, 2017  10:59
Update on the terror attack in Manhattan.

--  Eight people have been killed and 11 injured when a man, who has been identified as Sayfullo Saipov, of Uzbek origin, drove a rental truck through a New York city cycle lane.

--  Among the dead are five Argentinians, friends on holiday, to celebrate the anniversary of their graduation.

-- A Belgian woman, who was visiting the city with her sister and mother is also one of the fatalities.

-- Saipov, 29, was shot in the abdomen by the police and has undergone surgery and remains in critical condition in hospital. 

--  US authorities have called the attack an act of terror.

IMAGE: A woman is aided by after sustaining injury in lower Manhattan in New York after a man ran a truck through the busy bike path. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters.
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