Saturday, May 12, 2018

Latest French Terror Attack: "Motive Unclear/Unknown"

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Today, Paris witnessed yet another terror attack when a man, reportedly yelling, "Allahu Akbar", was shot and killed by police after he stabbed several people including one fatally near the city's famed opera house. ISIS is reportedly calling  the man one of its "soldiers". Yet, the media insists on repeating that tired old refrain, "motive unclear or unknown".

Here is the CBS report.

"Local police say least four people were wounded -- two severely and two with minor injuries -- and at least one victim was killed in the attack. Police have not yet revealed the suspect's identity. His motive is currently unclear.
Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said Saturday, based on testimonies, the attacker shouted "Allahu Akbar," which is Arabic for "Allah is the Greatest."  The investigation has been has been handed to the anti-terrorism section of the prosecution office. 
The news agency for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) later claimed the suspect in the attack was one of its "soldiers."

The French blog, Francois DeSouche, has posted this photo as that of the terrorist.

Motive? We may never know.

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