Dzenan Camovic Allegedly Yelled 'Allahu Akbar' While Attacking 3 Officers

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man from Bosnia is now facing state and federal indictments for what’s being described as an Islamic terrorist attack on three NYPD officers in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

Federal officials say 21-year-old Dzenan Camovic, who is in the U.S. illegally, repeatedly yelled “Allahu Akbar” during the June 3 attack.

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Investigators say he attacked the officers during protests that were happening at the time as a cover.

One officer was stabbed in the neck. Two others were shot in the hand.

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State charges include attempted aggravated murder and first degree attempted murder.

He also faces federal charges on theft and unlawful use of a firearm.

Camovic is now being held without bail.

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