What we know about the victims of the NY terror attack

New York City Truck Attack Brings Deadly Terrorist Trend to the US

Five of these victims were Argentine nationals, a statement here said.

The Argentine victims of Tuesday's terror attack in New York City can be seen enjoying a attractive fall day in video shot moments before the incident.

The other American killed, 23-year-old Nicholas Cleves, was a NY native. Cleves was a software engineer who lived in a West Village apartment within biking distance of the Hudson, according to a friend who spoke with multiple news media outlets. "If there was one guy a terrorist was going to kill, it wouldn't be my son".

New Jersey native Darren Drake, 32, was a project manager for Moody's Investors Service at the World Trade Center and was getting his second master's degree.

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USA officials said eleven people were also seriously hurt in the first deadly attack on the city since the September 11, 2001 Al-Qaeda hijackings.

The attack killed eight people and injured 12.

Belgian mother-of-two Ann-Laure Decadt was visiting New York City by herself and was surprised by the truck as it approached her from behind.

Five of the men who lost their lives were among a group of 10 friends from Argentina who were visiting the United States to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their graduation from a technical high school in Rosario, Argentina's third largest city.

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Among the dead were five Argentine men on a reunion trip to Manhattan and a Belgian woman traveling with her family.

The five were celebrating their 30th graduation anniversary at the Argentine Polytechnic School of Rosario, Efe news reported. "We have to find out what happened here", de Blasio said on CNN Wednesday morning. His comments came during an event with a money laundering task force.

Eight people were killed and a dozen injured when suspect Sayfullo Saipov drove a truck onto a pedestrian and bike path in lower Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon.

Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium Didier Reynders also confirmed the death of one Belgian national and tweeted, "I am deeply saddened to announce a Belgian victim in #Manhattan - I express my condolences to the family and friends".

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