USA v. Saipov, Sayfullo
New York, NY

Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS)

[SDNY] On Oct. 31, 2017, Sayfullo Habibullaevich Saipov drove a rented pickup truck into cyclists and runners on a bike lane and pedestrian walkway in Lower Manhattan, New York City. The vehicle-ramming attack killed eight people and injured 11 others. A flag and a document indicating allegiance to the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and a-Sham (ISIS) were found in the truck. Saipov, who had immigrated to the United States from Uzbekistan in 2010, was charged in a federal complaint with destruction of a motor vehicle and providing material support to a terrorist organization.

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