“The suspect in the terrorist attack in new York was a native of Uzbekistan

He was in Florida and lives in America for seven years

Photo: TASS/Zuma

– 29-year-old suspect in the terrorist attack in lower Manhattan arrived in the U.S. in 2010, reported CNN citing two sources in law enforcement bodies.

“The suspect in the terrorist attacks in new York – 29 year-old man from Uzbekistan who came to the United States in 2010”, – stated in the message.

According to sources, “I have an address (city) Tampa, Florida associated with him.” “Investigators are also studying a possible link with new Jersey” – a source told CNN.

Earlier, the CBS announced that “the suspect in the terrorist attack in new York, identified as 29-year-old Saifullo the habibulloevich was Saipov, a resident of Tampa, Florida.”

CBS News also published a photo of the suspect.

JUST IN: Photo of Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, 29, of Tampa, Florida, suspect in deadly NYC terror attack https://t.co/zof4fpEths pic.twitter.com/Oq0Trli4UG

— CBS News (@CBSNews) October 31, 2017

As reported, on Tuesday in lower Manhattan the man in the car drove a few blocks in the bike lane, knocking down cyclists and pedestrians, then crashed into a school bus and another vehicle, then was shot and arrested by police.

Media reported that the FBI considers the incident as a terrorist attack. The mayor of new York bill de Blasio also called the incident a terrorist attack and announced that as a result eight people died, more than 12 injured.

According to police, 11 people received “serious injuries, but not life-threatening”. The representative of fire service of new York announced that six people died on the spot and two died in hospital.

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