Despite the knee-jerk reaction of some on the left to paint last night’s Quebec City mosque massacre as an attack by non-Muslims against Muslims, as facts percolate to the surface, sign are pointing to the assault being a case of Muslim-on-Muslim violence. Continue reading “Quebec City terrorism: Signs point to Muslim-on-Muslim killings – ‘Allahu Akbar’ shouted during attack”
UPDATE: German television is now stating that Bavaria is officially in a state of emergency. Civilians have been ordered to stay off the streets.
On the heels of a axe-wielding 17-year-old Afghan migrant attempting to kill a number of people on a commuter train in Bavaria just a few days ago, terrorism has again hit the south of Germany.
In a fluid and constantly changing situation, Great Britain’s Sky News live streaming is reporting that at least eight innocent people are dead and “several” wounded at the hands of at least three gunmen.
The Washington Times is reporting that “The Associated Press said shots were fired at a McDonald’s near the Olympia-Einkaufszentrum shopping center. Sky News has confirmed a second shooting at a metro [railway] station in Munich.”
According to Munich’s Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper, “the city has shut down its transit system as authorities believe the shooter or shooters are still on the loose.”
Sky News is reporting that while the style of attacking more than one site at a time has all the earmarks of either al-Qaeda or ISIS, there are eyewitnesses claiming that at least one of the gunmen was yelling in a native Bavarian-sounding accented German insults against “foreigners”.
In the wake of the Charleston shootings, somehow the call to remove the Confederate battle flag not only from South Carolina‘s Capitol grounds but also from the state flags of Alabama and Mississippi has become quite the political football. Curiously, no one has yet to mention Florida’s flag, but that’s a discussion for a different day.