Striking photos show how the New York City terror attack unfolded

New York City first responders arrived at the crime scene in lower Manhattan.

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New York City first responders arrived at the crime scene in lower Manhattan.
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A terror attack Tuesday in New York City killed at least eight people and injured 11 others, after a truck drove down a busy Manhattan bike lane.

The suspect, whom media reports have identified as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov, crashed into a school bus and pulled out fake firearms before he was shot by police and taken into custody, police said.

Here’s how the scene unfolded on Tuesday.


A rental truck from Home Depot was used to drive down a bike lane in New York City, police said.

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The suspect then crashed into a school bus.


Multiple fatalities occurred in the lower Manhattan-area bike lane.

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Emergency personal initially responded to reports of a possible shooting. After the suspect’s collision with the school bus, a police officer confronted the suspect and shot him in the abdomen.

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Police directed people away from the scene after reports of an attack.

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First responders assisted the injured.

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Some victims were transported to hospital.


Police blocked off surrounding streets.

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While police dogs were used to check vehicles.

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After the attack, children and their families were on the streets in Halloween costumes.

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Crowds still attended the city’s annual Halloween Parade.

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The World Trade Center was lit up in red, white, and blue to honor victims as police stood near the bike lane crime scene.