Belgium was subject to three coordinated suicide bombings on March 22, 2016-two at Brussels Airport in Zaventem and one at Maalbeek metro station in the central part of the capital.
He said the 29-year-old man entered the bike path and drove south, hitting pedestrians and cyclists.
"I am deeply saddened to announce a Belgian victim in Manhattan - I express my condolences to the family and friends", Reynders said on Twitter.
Authorities said none of those injured in the assault have life-threatening injuries. The incident is being investigated as an act of terrorism.
A Belgian woman is also among the dead.
He barrelled along the bike path in the truck for the equivalent of about 14 blocks, or around eight-tenths of a mile, before slamming into a small yellow school bus. "I took my camera out and I saw him on the floor and took the picture".
An eyewitness claims the attacker exited the vehicle and started shooting near the Goldman Sachs building.
"The ministry released a statement in which it stated that the names of the victims were Hernán Diego Mendoza, Diego Enrique Angelini, Alejandro Damián Pagnucco, Ariel Erlij and Hernán Ferruchi". "School finishes at 2.30pm, and the attack happened at 3.05pm".
He has since been banned from the Uber app.
"He liked the U.S. He seemed very lucky, and all the time, he was happy and talking like everything is OK". "They were yelling 'Allahu Akbar'".
A white Home Depot truck with the front end smashed in was also visible.
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"I heard four to six gunshots - everybody starts running".
News footage showed crowds of spectators - some capturing the scene with cellphone cameras - gathered behind police lines.
Both Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo were headed to the scene.
US President Donald Trump tweeted about the incident and said that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) must not be allowed to "return or enter" the US. Established in 1998, IMU moved from being an affiliate of al Qaeda to ISIS in 2015, Townsend said. Saipov has lived in Ohio, Florida, and most recently in Paterson, New Jersey, with his wife and three children, ABC News reported.
In a statement a spokesman for Uber said the company was "horrified by this senseless act of violence".