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Posted: November 01, 2017

8 killed in New York terror attack: What we know about the victims

Victims Of The New York City Bike Path Attack

By Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

NEW YORK —

A driver in a rented pickup truck plowed into pedestrians and bicyclists on a path in New York City on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring 12 others.

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Police said the suspect in the case, 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov, was shot in the abdomen by a police officer after the truck collided with a school bus. Saipov, who came to the United States from Uzbekistan in 2010, carried out the attack in ISIS’s name, police said Wednesday.

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Investigators said 20 people were injured in the attack, six of which were pronounced dead at the scene. Two other people died at hospital, according to authorities.

Here’s what we know about the victims:

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