Skip to comments.Deadly attack rocks central Liege in Belgium
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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Any western nation that willingly takes in the Islamic culture in the name of equality and diversity drinks its own poison.
From his mosque.
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)
also “mentally ill”, that’s almost always included either way.
I bet “honour killings” won’t be prosecuted any more.
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.
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.
Belgium.AFP reporting 2 dead, 64 hurt
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).
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.
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.
Attacker in Liége confirmed 31 year-old Moroccan-Belgian with criminal background in drug and weapons charges
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
you know.........you’re probably right about that. Hadn’t crossed my mind, but I bet thats exactly where they came from.
Like the fellow in Hollywood last weekend schooting at random cars screaming... what was he screaming again?
Both the IRA and the Red Brigade had the old pineapple frags on close out sale last week!
Do you have a link for that?