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Timeline of recent terror attacks against the West

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Brooke Singman | Fox News

The New York City attack is the latest in a series of recent terror strikes aimed at the West.

Here is a timeline of recent terror attacks in Europe and the United States:

Oct. 31, 2017: Truck rams into cyclists, pedestrians in New York City

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Sayfullo Saipov, 29, from Uzbekistan, allegedly drove a rented truck into a crowd of pedestrians and cyclists on a bike path near the World Trade Center in Manhattan.

The attack killed 8 people and injured at least 12 others.

New York City officials later confirmed the attack was carried out in the name of ISIS.

Sept. 15, 2017: Terror on the tube

At least 22 people were injured when an apparent bucket bomb exploded on a London subway, causing mass panic and flash burns.

Aug. 17, 2017: Van ramming in Barcelona

A van attack killed 14 people in Barcelona, while another person was stabbed to death by the attacker as he fled. Another attack in nearby Cambrils a day later left one dead. The attacks were claimed by ISIS.

June 3, 2017: Van ramming and stabbing in London

Seven people were killed and dozens were injured by three assailants who plowed through pedestrians on the London Bridge and stabbed revelers in Borough Market.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/11/01/timeline-recent-terror-attacks-against-west.html