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“An Act Of Terror”

“An Act Of Terror”

Eight people were killed and more than a dozen others injured Tuesday when a man plowed a rental truck through a lower Manhattan bike path in what officials called an “act of terror.”New York City Police Comissioner James O'Neill said at a news conference that the attack began at 3:05 p.m. when a 29-year-old man drove a rented Home Depot truck into a bike and pedestrian path. The truck hit multiple people, then continued down the street and hit a school bus. The man then got out of the truck "brandishing two handguns," O'Neill said, at which time an officer shot him in the abdomen. The man, who police did not identify, was then taken into custody and hospitalized. Police recovered a paintball gun and a pellet gun from the scene.O'Neill confirmed that the man yelled "allahu akbar