Breaking: Terror Attack in NYC, Eight Dead and at least 12 injured

first published on October 31, 2017 by

Breaking: Terror Attack in NYC, Eight Dead and at least 12 injured. NYPD officers shot and apprehended the assailant.

The first fatal terrorist attack to strike New York City since September 11th, 2001 occurred this afternoon. Initial reports state that a lone attacker struck the lower west side of Manhattan today, killing 8 and wounding at least 12. NY Police officials just finished a press conference confirming initial Terrorist attack suspicions and describing the event.

The 29-year-old attacker drove a truck through a busy bicycle lane, striking civilians and purportedly screaming “Allah Akbar” during the attack. The assailant was shot in the stomach by NYPD officers ending the attack. The Assailant was taken to a local area hospital.

This is a breaking story and updates will be added as they develop.

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