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France - Nice: Who was the attacker?   Social issues

Started 30/10/20 by Gonghis (GonghisKhan); 575 views.
Gonghis (GonghisKhan)

From: Gonghis (GonghisKhan)


France attack: What we know about the stabbings in Nice

Who was the attacker?

Police have not yet confirmed the suspect's name, although French and Italian media have named him as Brahim Aioussaoi. According to Mr Ricard, the suspect is a Tunisian national born in 1999. He is said to have entered Europe on 20 September, travelling by boat to the Italian island of Lampedusa, before later arriving in France.

The suspect was found with a document issued by the Italian Red Cross, although it is not clear how he was able to leave Lampedusa or reach France. Mr Ricard said the man was not known to French security services.

Tunisian authorities have also opened an investigation, but a senior judiciary official said the suspect had not been listed as a terrorist in the country. On Friday, French police said they had arrested a 47-year-old man in connection with the attack. He is suspected of having been in contact with the knifeman the day before.

As France grieved, tributes have been paid to the three victims - a church staff member and two female worshippers.

Published 30/October 2020 japanese_goblin

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Gonghis (GonghisKhan)

From: Gonghis (GonghisKhan)


While crowds gathered across the country to mourn Mr Paty's death, the killing reopened the debate about secularism and freedom of speech in France.

President Macron pledged to crack down on radical Islam following Mr Paty's killing. However, his response has been met with protests and calls for a boycott of French goods in a number of Muslim countries. Two other attacks took place on Thursday: one in France and one outside the French consulate in the Saudi city of Jeddah.


From: Sylveria


Why is anyone so surprised?

  • Edited 31 October 2020 10:21  by  Sylveria
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From: Obezlix


Multiple people stabbed at several locations in city's historic Old Quebec district. A suspect was arrested early Sunday morning in the historic district of Quebec City after two people were stabbed to death and five were injured by a man police say was dressed in a medieval outfit and brandishing a sword.


From: SasBun



The suspect had spoken of conducting an attack "in a medical context" five years ago but was not known to police and did not have a criminal record. ?First reports of the incident near the French-speaking city's national assembly came through shortly before 22:30 local time on Saturday.


Gonghis (GonghisKhan)

From: Gonghis (GonghisKhan)


Sad to say it bluntly; but I don't think these attacks will stop there.


From: AuntBetsie


There was a couple of deadly terrorist attacks in Austria as well!

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From: MelanGEE


Austria: Dead Vienna Attacker Was 20-Year-Old ISIS Fanatic

The Daily Beast|1 day ago
Austria has released the first details known about the attacker who was killed by police in Vienna during Monday night's mass shooting. The attacker, who killed four people and wounded 17 others in the heart of Austria's capital,

From: SasBun


It was definitely a hate attack. angry

Nehammer added that 14 people had been taken into “provisional” custody in the investigation and that there was no evidence of a second perpetrator.

Karl Nehammer is an Austrian politician of the Austrian People's Party who has been serving as minister of the interior in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz since January 2020.

Gonghis (GonghisKhan)

From: Gonghis (GonghisKhan)


Yes, I know ... these thugs never miss an an occasion or a country that hosts them without prejudice!