2017 New York truck attack - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 2017 New York truck attack

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New York attacker was 'soldier' of ISIS, Islamic State says

Nov 03, 2017 - 12:11 PM

'One of the soldiers of the Islamic State attacked a number of crusaders on a street in New York City,' said an article in the latest issue of the group's al-Naba weekly newspaper

PRIME SUSPECT. A picture of suspect Sayfullo Saipov is displayed during a news conference about yesterday's attack along a bike path in lower Manhattan that is being called a terrorist incident on November 1, 2017 in New York City. File photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Trump vows crackdown after New York attack

Nov 02, 2017 - 12:43 PM

(UPDATED) Trump pledges sweeping changes to curb immigration and later calls for the attacker to be put to death

PRIME SUSPECT. This handout photograph obtained courtesy of the St. Charles County Dept. of Corrections in the midwestern US state of Missouri on October 31, 2017 shows Sayfullo Saipov, the suspected driver who killed 8 people in New York on October 31, 2017. St. Charles County Dept. of Corrections/AFP


U.S. charges suspect who 'felt good' about NYC attack

Nov 02, 2017 - 7:17 AM

(UPDATED) Prosecutors unveil the terrorism charges against 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov, saying he had waived his rights and openly confessed to the attack while being questioned in custody at a hospital after being shot

PRIME SUSPECT. A picture of suspect Sayfullo Saipov is displayed during a news conference about yesterday's attack along a bike path in lower Manhattan that is being called a terrorist incident on November 1, 2017 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

PH slams 'unspeakable act of terror' in New York

Nov 01, 2017 - 4:50 PM

No Filipino is reported dead or injured so far in the first deadly terror-related incident in New York since 9/11

ACT OF TERROR. Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano slams the 'unspeakable act of terror' in New York. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

'We must not allow ISIS to return' to U.S. – Trump

Nov 01, 2017 - 9:22 AM

Trump tweets: 'We must not allow ISIS to return, or enter, our country after defeating them in the Middle East and elsewhere. Enough!'

CHECKS. Police officers inspect a truck following a shooting incident in New York on October 31, 2017. Don Emmert/AFP

Truck driver kills 8 in New York 'act of terror'

Nov 01, 2017 - 7:33 AM

(UPDATED) 11 others are seriously injured in the broad daylight assault and first deadly terror-related attack in America's financial and entertainment capital since September 11, 2001 attacks

CRIME SCENE. An investigator takes pictures with his phone near a pickup truck following an incident in New York on October 31, 2017.  Don Emmert/AFP