Saturday, December 5, 2020

5 dead, 17 wounded in Vienna attack

Five people died, including an assailant, and 17 others were wounded in a shooting in the heart of Vienna hours before a coronavirus lockdown started, Austrian authorities said Tuesday. The dead attacker was a 20-year-old Austrian-North Macedonian dual national who had a previous terror conviction. (CTV)

Deadly stabbing attack in Nice ‘is terrorism’ says mayor

Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi said there had been a "terrorist attack at the heart of the Notre-Dame basilica". One elderly victim who had come to pray was "virtually beheaded". A suspect was shot and detained shortly afterwards. (BBC)

Gruesome details emerge in beheading of French teacher

PARIS - French authorities detained nine people Saturday in connection with the gruesome beheading of a teacher who had shown students caricatures of the prophet Muhammad, which is strictly prohibited by Muslim law. (Washington Post)
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  • Birmingham stabbing suspect arrested after violent spree

    British investigators announced the arrest Monday of a 27-year-old man following a stabbing spree in the city of Birmingham that left one person dead and two more in critical condition. (Fox News)

    Migrant drives car into motorcyclists in German highway terror attack

    A 30-year-old Iraqi-born man drove his vehicle into several motorcycles on a Berlin highway Tuesday evening, injuring six people, in what German authorities said was an Islamist-inspired terror attack, according to reports. (New York Post)

    Homicide at Toronto massage parlour was intel terror according to police

    The teenaged accused murderer who went on a stabbing rampage at a massage parlour in northwest Toronto in February was motivated by the terrorist ideology known as incel, or “involuntary celibate,” a woman-hating online subculture, police claim. (Windsor Star)
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  • Scarborough murder was a terrorist act: source

    Evidence uncovered at the scene of a grisly murder Friday night in Scarborough prompted the crown to prosecute the crime as a terrorist act. (Toronto Sun)

    Nine killed in shooting at two Shisha bars in Germany

    BERLIN - A gunman suspected of shooting nine people dead at two shisha bars in Germany is believed to have a far-right background, prosecutors said Thursday. The attack took place on Wednesday night at multiple locations in Hanau, a city around 25 kilometers (16 miles) east of Frankfurt. Federal prosecutors are treating the mass shooting -- one of the deadliest in Germany in years -- as an act of terrorism. (CNN)

    Terrorist in Trudeau’s India entourage arrested again in Surrey

    Jaspal Atwal, the convicted terrorist and attempted assassin at the heart of Justin Trudeau’s disastrous India trip, was arrested in Surrey, B.C. on Monday. He is alleged to have been making threats to a former coworker in the Vancouver suburb. (True North)

    ISIS leader dubbed ‘Jabba the Jihadi’ captured in Iraq

    He put the fat in fatwa. A morbidly obese ISIS fanatic dubbed “Jabba the Jihadi” has been captured by Iraqi forces — who loaded him onto a flatbed truck because he couldn’t fit in a police car. (New York Post)

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