Skip to comments.Brother of suspected Toulouse serial killer is arrested... as 300 officers continue to lay siege
Posted on 03/21/2012 9:56:57 AM PDT by Nachum
The older brother of the self-confessed Al Qaeda terrorist thought to have murdered seven people across south west France over the past two weeks has been arrested. Abdelkader Mera, 27, was detained by French Police this morning. It is not clear exactly when he was arrested. But it came after the 3am raid when 300 armed police dramatically swooped on his 24-year-old brother Mohammed's Toulouse home. Three officers were injured in an ensuing firefight - and he is now cornered and under siege. It also emerged today that Mohammed told news channel France 24's
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Why don’t they fire a white phosphorus grenade into this flat, torch the guy and end this thing?
probably because they don’t want to fry innocent neighbors
or their property?
Hope the guy doesn’t have his apartment rigged to blow up!
You really believe every neighbor in the block wasn't evacuated hours ago? Really?
Not necessary. The police snipers probably already have him scoped out and are only waiting for the order.
Paging Mayor Goode.... Paging Mayor Goode...
I hope they take him alive?
Or even better, throw him in a room, cuffed, with the parents of the children he murdered?
Damned Amish again.
I guess that would work if he's dumb enough to stand in front of a window.
probably GIGN (Gendarmerie Nationale Intervention Group) guys... serious operators.
yeah really. you think that they should just throw fire bombs around like in Philly?
Interesting. Early reports after the murder of the RAbbi and his sons, and the young girl, were that it might be a right wing plot, at least on US TV and newspapers. All fingers were pointing to a “nationalist group” targeting those they considered “outsiders....
I guess I’m a racist, I automatically thought it was an Islamist loon...
Well, a racist (an increasingly meaningless term), but an accurate racist.
It’s not Philly - it’s France, you’d never notice the difference. Besides, you’ve got to break a few eggs to make an omelet.
Over two decades ago I remember reading that the GIGN were rather unique amongst special operators, in that they adopted the .357 magnum “wheelgun” as a standard sidearm. After a quick check, I see they currently carry the French Manhurin MR73 double action revolver chambered in .38 Special/.357 Magnum. According to Wikipedia the GIGN currently uses scoped 8- or 10-inch barreled versions of the MM73 for tactical purposes.
Ah, the ol' Ruby Ridge/Mt. Carmel solution, eh?
Well. There it is.
And dead guys can't squeal either.....
Remind me again, how many Islamic terrorist child executioners were involved in those incidents?
In the case of Mt. Carmel, the US Government was the terrorist child executioner.
Thus in neither case were we dealing with a single terrorist cornered in a single apartment with plenty of time to evacuate any nearby citizens. Thus, the situations had nothing in common. Burn the sucker out.
Does Sgt. Robert Bales deserve the same treatment?
My Post #16; “Manhurin” = Manurhin
Did he barricade himself in an armed standoff with police?
Your original post said that the police should fire a WP grenade into the flat and torch the guy.
Are you saying that the only purpose of the WP grenade was to get this terrorist to leave his flat peaceably so that he could face trial?