Euronews Correspondent, Michela Monte spoke to students from Stuyvesent High School close to where the incident occurred in Lower Manhattan.
Students from Stuyvesent High School spoke of the confusion and panic that occurred after eight people were killed and 11 injured in a terror attack in Lower Manhattan.
One student said: ‘‘All the kids were having a fun time, just messing around, but out of the blue there is a giant crime scene. It is shocking that this happened one block away from the school.’‘
Another student told Euronews correspondent, Michela Monte: ‘’ My teacher looked outside and there was damage to the side of a bus but we didn’t know until later when people said there was a shooting.’‘
One student spoke of the panic that ensued when the attack happened: ‘’ People started panicking, we thought there was a shooting at the college at first.’‘
The 29-year-old suspect was taken to hospital after the incident.