Five friends among the eight killed as truck careers down New York cycle path in terror attack

A man in a rented van mowed down cyclists and pedestrians in New York killing eight people in what the city's mayor called "a particularly cowardly act of terror".

Police have named Sayfullo Saipov as the man who carried out the terror attack in Manhattan which killed eight people.

Here is what we know so far...

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