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NYC attack suspect followed Daesh plans

People stop at a memorial November 1, 2017 near the site of a terror attack in New York yesterday. The pickup truck driver who plowed down a New York cycle path, killing eight people, in the city's worst attack since September 11, was associated with the Islamic State group but "radicalized domestically," the state's governor said Wednesday. The driver, identified as Uzbek national named Sayfullo Saipov was shot by police in the stomach at the end of the rampage, but he was expected to survive.

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on November 02, 2017, on page 1.

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