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Deadly attack rocks central Liege in Belgium
BBC ^ | 12/13/11

Posted on 12/13/2011 6:11:02 AM PST by icwhatudo

A gun and grenade attack in the centre of the Belgian city of Liege has killed at least two people and wounded about 25 including a toddler, media say.

Witnesses say a man in his 40s threw grenades at a bus stop in Place Saint Lambert, a busy square. At least one other man is thought to be involved.

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The attack took place around noon on Saint-Lambert square, home to the town's courthouse and located near a busy Christmas market, Belga news agency said.

A two-year-old child is reportedly fighting for life in hospital. Six other victims are said to be gravely injured.

One of two or more assailants threw stun grenades into the courthouse while another was hurled at a bus shelter, RTL-TV1 said.

Shots were fired across the square by gunmen posted on the rooftop of a bakery shop, with further shots heard later from across town.

Police cordoned off the square and gave chase to the assailants, one of whom was reportedly killed. The gunmen are thought to be hiding in Liege cathedral.

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1 posted on 12/13/2011 6:11:09 AM PST by icwhatudo
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To: icwhatudo

restless amish?


2 posted on 12/13/2011 6:12:28 AM PST by silverleaf (common sense is not so common- voltaire)
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To: icwhatudo

“The Karachi Post in Pakistan claimed that the attack was linked to a sentence in an honour killing case. It said the parents of Sadia Sheikh were sentenced on Monday when there had been a bomb alert in the court.”

Looks like another muslim terrorist attack on Europe.


3 posted on 12/13/2011 6:13:03 AM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: icwhatudo

The first question is: Where did this guy get grenades?

Prayers for the people of Liege.


4 posted on 12/13/2011 6:14:03 AM PST by henkster (Obama regime mission statement: "Find the people working, and stop them!")
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To: icwhatudo
"The Karachi Post in Pakistan claimed that the attack was linked to a sentence in an honour killing case. It said the parents of Sadia Sheikh were sentenced on Monday when there had been a bomb alert in the court."

Yep, Amish alright.

5 posted on 12/13/2011 6:15:20 AM PST by Pietro
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To: Pietro
two killed, 47 injured, of which seven seriously. Three attackers fired at crowd, threw grenades at bus stop
6 posted on 12/13/2011 6:16:11 AM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: henkster
My thoughts exactly....I thought guns and grenades were illegal in all of Europe....

...damn!, there must be some lawlessness going on here....(snicker)

7 posted on 12/13/2011 6:17:10 AM PST by B.O. Plenty (Elections have consequences....)
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To: icwhatudo

So when will we get the stories about how this is the fault of the Belgian legal system because they condemned an honor killing? Don’t those silly Belgians understand that upholding one’s family honor should be allowed in Belgianistan?


8 posted on 12/13/2011 6:17:27 AM PST by SailormanCGA72
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To: henkster
Where did this guy get grenades?

Out of the diplomatic pouch in the Iranian Embassy in Brussels, no doubt.

9 posted on 12/13/2011 6:17:42 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: icwhatudo

The MSM “news” has only 2 pathways to handle this.

1. Was Islam and Sharia involved?

IF YES ===>
Say nothing, OR Blame the TeaParty,
OR “lone right wing gunman” OR “work place accident”

IF NO ====>
Go back to fawning Obama, covering up DNC corruption
and the weather.


10 posted on 12/13/2011 6:20:05 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: icwhatudo

Watch this story get buried. Islam is not to be questioned.


11 posted on 12/13/2011 6:20:13 AM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: icwhatudo
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Workplace Violence

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12 posted on 12/13/2011 6:22:00 AM PST by Jeff Chandler (Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati)
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To: icwhatudo
No way could this be linked to The Religion of Fuzzy Bunnies.


13 posted on 12/13/2011 6:22:46 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: B.O. Plenty

It must be that pernicious Grenade Show Loophole! /s


15 posted on 12/13/2011 6:24:06 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: icwhatudo
Place your bets:

Amish

Christians

Muslims <- WE HAVE A WINNER

Wallonians

Flemish

Anarchists

Nazis

Gangs

EU haters

Ordinary criminals

(Did i miss anyone?)
16 posted on 12/13/2011 6:25:24 AM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: henkster
"The first question is: Where did this guy get grenades?"


17 posted on 12/13/2011 6:27:11 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: icwhatudo

Liege is a beautiful small city. Prayers for the victims. Vengeance against the Muslims. All mosques should be shut down.


18 posted on 12/13/2011 6:30:25 AM PST by montag813
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To: icwhatudo
well, there you go

Who wouldn't defend sharia law and the right to avenge allah by blowing up infidel toddlers at a Christmas market? I presume the rest of this yoot gang are pissing in the communion cups at the Liege cathedral where they took “sanctuary”

Obviously more Belgiques simply need to arrange mosque field trips for their children to enhance cultural acceptance.

And to improve public security by strip-searching old white ladies in wheelchairs

(sarc)

19 posted on 12/13/2011 6:30:48 AM PST by silverleaf (common sense is not so common- voltaire)
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To: icwhatudo

Any country that willingly takes in the Islamic culture in the name of equality and diversity drinks its own poison.


20 posted on 12/13/2011 6:32:33 AM PST by mikeus_maximus
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To: icwhatudo

Any western nation that willingly takes in the Islamic culture in the name of equality and diversity drinks its own poison.


21 posted on 12/13/2011 6:33:02 AM PST by mikeus_maximus
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To: henkster
The first question is: Where did this guy get grenades?

Easy!

From his mosque.

ML/NJ

22 posted on 12/13/2011 6:35:13 AM PST by ml/nj
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To: Dallas59

This story will be buried... unless they can somehow pin this on a White Christian hetrosexual male, then the story won’t be buried, all you will hear in the media is “White rightwing Christian” (think Norway)


23 posted on 12/13/2011 6:36:52 AM PST by yank in the UK (decapitation before capitulation)
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To: Joe 6-pack
LOL!

ML/NJ

24 posted on 12/13/2011 6:37:52 AM PST by ml/nj
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To: Diogenesis

also “mentally ill”, that’s almost always included either way.


25 posted on 12/13/2011 6:38:23 AM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: yank in the UK

I bet “honour killings” won’t be prosecuted any more.


26 posted on 12/13/2011 6:39:35 AM PST by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: AppyPappy

One of the attackers identified as Nordine Amrani.

The attack took place around noon local time on Saint-Lambert Square, home to the town’s courthouse and located near a busy Christmas market, according to reports.


27 posted on 12/13/2011 6:42:04 AM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: icwhatudo

Belgian news site Lesoir.be has identified the attacker who was shot by police as Nordine Amrani, who was sentenced Tuesday to 29 years in prison for possession of weapons and cultivation of cannabis plants.


28 posted on 12/13/2011 6:44:15 AM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: icwhatudo

Belgium.AFP reporting 2 dead, 64 hurt


29 posted on 12/13/2011 6:45:32 AM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: Diogenesis

Just read a story i can’t link here but the Belgium police are dismissing the idea was more than one attacker(suicide attack they say).


30 posted on 12/13/2011 6:48:20 AM PST by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

good one!


31 posted on 12/13/2011 6:52:48 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: icwhatudo

2.14pm: The details of the attack remain unclear, with many differing reports still coming out.

The mayor of Liège, Willy Demeyer, has spoken to La Meuse newspaper after talks with the police, and has denied reports that three attackers were involved.

The attacker is understood to have acted alone; he had hand grenades and a kalachnikov. He shot into the crowd on the place Saint Lambert before being killed himself by a grenade. There was also another person killed. The attacker is known to the police, notably for drug offences.

A newspaper, Sudpresse, says it has had official confirmation that the dead attacker was named Nordine Amrani. This could not be independently confirmed. It writes:

Nordine Amrani is a resident of Liege aged 32 years old.

It says he was convicted in 2008 by the court of Liège to 58 months behind bars for the possession of weapons and for growing 2,800 cannabis plants as part of a criminal gang. None of this could be immediately confirmed.


32 posted on 12/13/2011 6:55:15 AM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: icwhatudo
Currently, only the UK Telegraph is making the connection between the attack and Monday's honor-killing convictions.
33 posted on 12/13/2011 6:55:15 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.)
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To: PapaBear3625

That was the early speculation based on a report from a Pakistani newspaper they picked up. There had been a bomb threat tied to the trial.

Its looking now more likely that this was a known criminal acting alone. How he got a Kalashnikov and grenades (that may turn out to be flash-bangs) is unknown.


34 posted on 12/13/2011 7:00:05 AM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: icwhatudo

Attacker in Liége confirmed 31 year-old Moroccan-Belgian with criminal background in drug and weapons charges


35 posted on 12/13/2011 7:01:09 AM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: icwhatudo

Death toll now raised to 4 (including the shooter). The shooter’s car was found in the area.

Police say only one attacker in today’s attack, Nordine Amrani, committed suicide right after fireing and detonated grenades


36 posted on 12/13/2011 7:07:12 AM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: ml/nj

you know.........you’re probably right about that. Hadn’t crossed my mind, but I bet thats exactly where they came from.


37 posted on 12/13/2011 7:09:05 AM PST by Rich21IE
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To: icwhatudo

Like the fellow in Hollywood last weekend schooting at random cars screaming... what was he screaming again?


38 posted on 12/13/2011 7:09:05 AM PST by skeeter
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To: Army Air Corps

Both the IRA and the Red Brigade had the old pineapple frags on close out sale last week!


39 posted on 12/13/2011 7:12:17 AM PST by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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To: icwhatudo

Do you have a link for that?


40 posted on 12/13/2011 7:15:36 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Dallas59

Both I and Theodore Roosevelt are descended from Wallonians, the people who settled Manhattan island. When I was doing a lot of genealogy, I used various search engines to look for them and kept coming up with porn sights. Weird.


41 posted on 12/13/2011 7:18:47 AM PST by Mercat
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To: icwhatudo

Officials quick to say that grenade and gunfire attack that killed 4 and wound 64 carried out by Moroccan is...NOT TERRORISM.


42 posted on 12/13/2011 7:26:16 AM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: B.O. Plenty

Very wrong, gun ownership is legal across Europe.

Sadly, its the UK’s laws that are amongst the most restrictive.


43 posted on 12/13/2011 7:28:55 AM PST by the scotsman (I)
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To: icwhatudo

Attackers Throw Explosives in Belgian Town, Killing Two

Several men armed with hand grenades and guns attacked a busy bus stop in eastern Belgium on Tuesday, killing at least two people and wounding about a dozen, officials and media reports said.

Read more:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/12/13/attackers-throw-explosives-in-belgian-town-killing-two/


44 posted on 12/13/2011 7:36:28 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: icwhatudo

Media VERY QUICK to point out this is not Terror-related, although it does involve a Muzzie attacking a Christmas Festival.

Yeah....
Sure...


45 posted on 12/13/2011 7:48:02 AM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: henkster

It is very well known that the koranimals in the surrounding No Go Zones throughout France are as heavily armed as the Amry - mech armor and they have the will to use it as shown by this koranimal today.

They’ll have to bring in the Legion to clear out the koranimals.


46 posted on 12/13/2011 7:59:04 AM PST by bayouranger (The 1st victim of islam is the person who practices the lie.)
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To: Dallas59

“Watch this story get buried. Islam is not to be questioned.”

Contrast that with the white Norwegian gunman. It seemed like in a few minutes we had a full profile (right-wing, christian, etc) and knew all about his facebook page. Hmmm


47 posted on 12/13/2011 8:05:07 AM PST by Augustinian monk
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To: bayouranger

I think the real story here is that all of you dhimmi need to stop pissing-off the moozlums. Have you no shame????


48 posted on 12/13/2011 8:06:10 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Diogenesis; icwhatudo
Essentially your assessment on the MSM is in the main well deserved by them. Yet another cruel mindless act. Yet much of our mutual societies continue on the path of appeasement. Canada has a nasty wake up call along the same lines. Now the authorities have a new reckoning.

In 2009, three young girls were in a car with their step mother and smashed by another car into the Rideau Canal, Ottawa. The estranged father and mother of the original family, from Afghanistan are charged, with their son. Honour killings, written off as family violence. Girls were texting boy friends and showing off in light revealing clothing, may have set the father Mohammad Shafia off. A prominent women journalist has listed desperate attempt, after attempt, of the girls and step mother who were trying to hide from this man. The designated authorities failed them. Canada beware- the trial for murder continues.

49 posted on 12/13/2011 8:06:25 AM PST by Peter Libra
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To: icwhatudo
Its looking now more likely that this was a known criminal acting alone.

A jihadi cannot have a criminal record and still be a jihadi? To make a case for it being a "criminal acting alone", you must supply at least a plausible criminal motive for the attack.

In the absence of such a motive, the only motive that remains is a jihad response to yesterday's honor killing convictions.

50 posted on 12/13/2011 8:09:03 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.)
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