Rabat – Eight people were killed and 15 others injured in Manhattan, as a car ploughed into a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial, hitting several people. The assailant then left his vehicle firing an imitation gun while yelling “Allahu Akbar,” according to New York City police.

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: Police gather at the scene after reports of multiple people injured after a truck plowed through a bike path in lower Manhattan on October 31, 2017 in New York City. Andy Kiss/Getty Images/AFP
Chaima Lahsini is freelance journalist and activist with the Al-Fam collective in Rabat.