Who is Saipov Sayfullo? Facebook, Twitter, Job, Religion, More

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Today, New York City was hit by what appears to be a terrible terrorist attack. The attack occurred in lower Manhattan, where the suspect was able to drive down a bike lane for several blocks, hitting dozens of people.

One man has been taken into custody, and according to ABC News, the suspect is Sayfullo Saipov from Tampa Florida.

Sapiov is from Tampa Florida and he is 29 years old.

According to reporters, he yelled "Allahu akbar" when he left the truck that he was driving. He also carried multiple guns. The police would not officially identify Saipov, although ABC News has provided that name.

Saipov Sayfullo: Religion

According to reports, Sayfullo yelled "Allahu Akbar" during the attack. That would indicate that he is Muslim. However, there is no official confirmation on that.

Saipov Sayfullo: Facebook, Twitter, Social

Saipov Sayfullo is not known to have a Facebook that is public. However, there is a Google Plus page for a man named Sayfullo Saipov. It can be found here.

Saipov Sayfullo Businesses, Jobs

According to the Florida incorporation database, a man named Sayfullo Saipov started a company named SAYF MOTORS. Much of the information that comes up under that name is in Russian.

The name Saipov appears to be of Kyrgyz or Uzbek (former Soviet Union) descent.

It is unclear whether the name is Sayfullo Saipov or Saipov Sayfullo, as the latter is used in an arrest document from 2016, but the former was reported by ABC.

Several reports say that Saipov Sayfullo is a national from Uzbekistan; however, there is no independent confirmation of that.

He appears to have had a warrant for failure to appear in court due to a traffic offence.

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