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The Manhattan terror attack: What we know and don't know

Law enforcement officials said that as the attacker ran from the truck, he was heard yelling, 'God is great' in Arabic

James Barron | NYT 

Eight people were killed on Tuesday when a rented pickup truck plowed down a bike lane that runs along the West Side Highway in Lower Manhattan, officials said. The pickup smashed into a school bus before the driver jumped out and was shot by a police officer, the authorities said. Law enforcement officials said that as the attacker ran from the truck, he was heard yelling, “God is great” in Arabic. What we know • Officials called it a terrorist attack, but Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said at a briefing, “There’s no evidence that suggests a wider plot ...

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First Published: Wed, November 01 2017. 08:53 IST
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