8 killed in truck attack at new york

Vastavam web:Tuesday’s attack the deadliest terror attack in New York since nearly 3,000 people were killed on 11 September 2001. Computer science student Babatunde Ogunniyi, 29, was in lower Manhattan at about 15:00 local time (19:00 GMT) on 31 October when he saw the attack unfold. “We were sitting outside of college, and I saw this truck coming, revving and swerving,” he told the BBC. “He was going maybe 60 or 70 mph, in an area where the speed limit is 40 – it’s a very congested area with lots of people.

“It hit the two people, I saw it hit them. Then he continued to drive down the walkway and bike lane. It hit a school bus and veered left.

“People started running towards the truck to see what was happening, and then the gunshots went off and everyone ran in the opposite direction.”