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Suspected French shooter wanted to avenge Palestinian children
Courier Au ^ | 21 Mar 2012 | NewsCore

Posted on 03/20/2012 11:37:52 PM PDT by Cronos

ELITE French police were in a standoff with a gunman after launching a pre-dawn raid in the southern town of Toulouse, seeking the killer who shot dead three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school.

Two officers were wounded as the police specials weapons squad cornered the 24-year-old suspect - a French national claiming links to al Qaeda - in a house, a source told AFP.

..Gueant said during a press conference near the scene of the siege that the suspected gunman was an Islamic extremist.

"This person has made trips to Afghanistan and Pakistan in the past ... and says he belongs to al Qaeda and says he wanted to avenge Palestinian children and to attack the French army," Gueant said.

An official said the man had been in the sights of French authorities since the first two attacks on French paratroopers last week, AFP reported.

"He was in the DCRI's sights, as were others, after the first two attacks," the official said, referring to France's domestic intelligence service.

Local television station BFM-TV reported that the raid was carried out shortly after 3:00am local time, also adding that the suspect was believed to be linked to a French Islamist group known as Forsane Alizza. The group's website carries the slogan "Knights of Pride."

(Excerpt) Read more at couriermail.com.au ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: france; islam; ropma
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"This person has made trips to Afghanistan and Pakistan in the past ... and says he belongs to al Qaeda and says he wanted to avenge Palestinian children and to attack the French army," Gueant said. -- coming soon to a school near you. Keep the Moslem barbarians OUT of the West.
1 posted on 03/20/2012 11:38:00 PM PDT by Cronos
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To: Cronos

I was anticipating this angle.


2 posted on 03/20/2012 11:40:40 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: Gene Eric

A shame they don’t use guillotines any more.


3 posted on 03/20/2012 11:47:48 PM PDT by coydog (Time to feed the pigs!)
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To: Gene Eric

Yep....the usual suspects.


4 posted on 03/20/2012 11:50:20 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: House Atreides

Now that the Islamic terrorist angle is apparent, I wonder how many days it will take for this story to completely vanish from the news.

Anyone want to make a guess?


5 posted on 03/20/2012 11:53:18 PM PDT by Ronin (Sarah.... We really need you now!)
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To: Ronin

What story is that?


6 posted on 03/20/2012 11:58:04 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: Cronos

Travel to Pakistan in one’s twenties does not bode well for a young man. Look what happened to B. Obama.


7 posted on 03/20/2012 11:58:21 PM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: Ronin
Won't matter. In France, it's major news that it's an Algerian.

Early reports were blaming "right wing neo-nazis" in an attempt to blame it on Marine Le Pen and the Front National; this would have shifted votes to the Socialists.

But with this news, just the opposite will happen.

8 posted on 03/21/2012 12:05:33 AM PDT by Regulator
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“Won’t matter. In France, it’s major news that it’s an Algerian.”
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Most ordinary French despise the Algerians and other moslems in their midst.

Here is a link from another FR thread to a live English language broadcast from France.

http://wwitv.com/tv_channels/b2742.htm


9 posted on 03/21/2012 12:13:44 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: Cronos

Amish ping!


10 posted on 03/21/2012 12:40:08 AM PDT by Apparatchik (If you find yourself in a confusing situation, simply laugh knowingly and walk away - Jim Ignatowski)
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The American media was pushing this as a possible right wing race murder.
Like to see how the filthy media squirm and backtrack on this one.


11 posted on 03/21/2012 12:47:44 AM PDT by roughman ( but people chose darkness instead of light : JOHN 3:19)
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To: roughman

I think you already know the answer to that..


12 posted on 03/21/2012 12:49:13 AM PDT by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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To: Brad's Gramma

here were reports in France that police were looking for three former soldiers of the logistics regiment sacked for “neo-Nazi” activities. The men were all ejected from the army in 2008 after a photograph emerged of them making Nazi salutes in front of a swastika.

turns out these ass maggots were not involved. Media jumped to a quick conclusion.
It was a muzzy on a sick twisted jihad a religious crime committed in the name of allah,


13 posted on 03/21/2012 12:55:14 AM PDT by roughman ( but people chose darkness instead of light : JOHN 3:19)
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To: roughman

Yeah...I saw that. Somewhere tonight. (the report/link)


14 posted on 03/21/2012 12:57:24 AM PDT by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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To: Cronos

Nothing to see here.

This has nothing to do with the radical teachings of Islam.

Just another isolated incident.

Move along please.


15 posted on 03/21/2012 1:09:56 AM PDT by Iron Munro (If Repubs paid as much attention to Rush as the Dem's do, we wouldn't be in this mess)
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Gueant said during a press conference near the scene of the siege that the suspected gunman was an Islamic extremist.

Mon Dieu! What a surprise!

16 posted on 03/21/2012 1:15:18 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Cronos

First reports from France specifically said it was NOT being treated as terror related.


17 posted on 03/21/2012 2:38:04 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: wiggen

Why would it be terror related when performed by a member of the “Religion of Love”?


18 posted on 03/21/2012 2:43:32 AM PDT by redflash ("A dog is a dog until you look him in the face, then he is Mr. Dog!")
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To: Cronos

Unfortunately, the usual suspects. The shooter won’t see more than 12 years in prison - the Europeans think that’s sufficient a punishment for murder.


19 posted on 03/21/2012 2:45:35 AM PDT by GAB-1955 (I write books, serve my country, love my wife and daughter, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: Cronos

Um, muslims have killed far more Palestinian children that Israelis and Jews have.

Evil SOB...


20 posted on 03/21/2012 3:36:18 AM PDT by piytar (Rebellion is here! Free Republic is on the front line! NEVER SURRENDER!)
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