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Woman Dies After Hijab, Hair Get Tangled in Montreal Escalator
Toronto Sun ^ | Thursday, January 30, 2014 | QMI Agency

Posted on 01/30/2014 7:04:07 PM PST by DogByte6RER

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Woman dies after hijab, hair get tangled in Montreal escalator

MONTREAL — A woman in her 30s is dead after her headscarf and hair became caught in a subway-station escalator.

A bystander found the woman lying at the base of the escalator at Fabre metro station in east-end Montreal around 9:15 a.m.

He alerted transit workers, who called police.

When first responders arrived, the woman was unresponsive.

"We tried to perform resuscitation on site, but we weren't able to save her," paramedic Bob Lamle told QMI Agency.

The exact circumstances of the woman's death weren't immediately clear, but Montreal police spokesman Jean-Pierre Brabant said it appeared "her headscarf and her hair got stuck in the escalator."

"Was she strangled by her scarf or was she the victim of an illness before falling? It's too early to say," Brabant added.

Police shut down the metro station for the investigation

(Excerpt) Read more at torontosun.com ...


TOPICS: Canada; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: burqa; darwinaward; escalator; fashionvictim; hijab; islam; islamicimperialism; montreal; muhammadsminions; muslim; muslims; publictransit; sharialaw
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1 posted on 01/30/2014 7:04:07 PM PST by DogByte6RER
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To: DogByte6RER

ibttgp


2 posted on 01/30/2014 7:06:06 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: DogByte6RER
Cha-ching!
3 posted on 01/30/2014 7:06:16 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The only way women can "have it all" is if men aren't allowed to have anything.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Well, now she gets to be one of the 72 virgins.


4 posted on 01/30/2014 7:06:42 PM PST by Repeat Offender (Why are cops ROE more lenient against us, here in the US, than U.S. military's ROE's in a war zone?)
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To: DogByte6RER; SunkenCiv

the stairway to heaven


5 posted on 01/30/2014 7:07:01 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: DogByte6RER

shi’ite happens


6 posted on 01/30/2014 7:08:09 PM PST by tomkat ( -1 -2 -3 = #4)
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To: DogByte6RER

Its wicked to make fun of people who have had evil things happen to them.


7 posted on 01/30/2014 7:09:22 PM PST by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: DogByte6RER

>A woman in her 30s is dead after her headscarf and hair became caught in a subway-station escalator.<

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Islam has no room in the 21st century.


8 posted on 01/30/2014 7:09:41 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: DogByte6RER

allah’s will


9 posted on 01/30/2014 7:09:43 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: DogByte6RER

Waiting for the tasteless jokes... and I didn’t have to wait long.

SERIOUSLY, a woman is DEAD. Just because the symbols that she was forced to wear as a member of the Religion of Peace were the cause of it doesn’t change the fact that she’s DEAD.


10 posted on 01/30/2014 7:09:57 PM PST by Luircin
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To: DogByte6RER

Sympathy.

It’s in the dictionary...between sh*t and syphilis.


11 posted on 01/30/2014 7:10:10 PM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: DogByte6RER

Freepers can be very cruel. I assume you’d say the same thing about a nun’s habit or a Jew’s prayer shawl.


12 posted on 01/30/2014 7:10:57 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: ColdSteelTalon

I’m not sure what to make of the comments. Most muslim women are victims of Islam, not perpetrators, IMO.


13 posted on 01/30/2014 7:12:23 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (...)
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To: 353FMG
The same could have happened with a cold weather or fashion scarf.
14 posted on 01/30/2014 7:16:29 PM PST by HollyB
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To: Luircin

as a member of a free society she did have a choice stop being an islam apologist


15 posted on 01/30/2014 7:17:59 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: DogByte6RER

Yikes. Shades of Isadora Duncan.


16 posted on 01/30/2014 7:19:17 PM PST by Black Agnes
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To: DogByte6RER

FreeRepublic related post earlier:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3117645/posts


17 posted on 01/30/2014 7:19:27 PM PST by mojo114 (Pray for our military)
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To: Yaelle

dont assume anything

and i will say it i want islam eradicated from the planet whatever it takes


18 posted on 01/30/2014 7:20:16 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: DogByte6RER

Escalators must be banned...they are RACIST.


19 posted on 01/30/2014 7:22:03 PM PST by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: Luircin

My dog Jamie died last week - a great rotweiler/lab cross, ten years old.

This ROPer is no more dead than my dog; I’m sure her people miss her.

I’ve moved on.


20 posted on 01/30/2014 7:22:42 PM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: Luircin

I think it’s a terrible way to die. Sounds like something out of a horror movie.


21 posted on 01/30/2014 7:23:03 PM PST by catbertz
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To: ColdSteelTalon

I agree. Especially since escalators kill a shocking number of people each year, which has nothing to do with her religion.


22 posted on 01/30/2014 7:24:24 PM PST by Psiman (PS I am not a crackpot)
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The exact circumstances of the woman's death weren't immediately clear

get a grip people seriesly

23 posted on 01/30/2014 7:24:39 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Black Agnes

Yes, I thought of Isadora too. But her scarf was caught in the wheels of a sporty car, a rather more glorious way to go, if you choose to go by headscarf.

Wasn’t she a Comsymp?


24 posted on 01/30/2014 7:25:02 PM PST by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: Yaelle

She died a horrible death. RIP.


25 posted on 01/30/2014 7:25:08 PM PST by gortklattu (God knows who is best, everybody else is making guesses - Tony Snow)
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To: Veto!

When she died, in 1927, she was a Soviet citizen.

Too bad she didn’t live like most of them did at that time.


26 posted on 01/30/2014 7:25:52 PM PST by Black Agnes
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To: Luircin
she was forced to wear

FORCED? by whom?

this is a tragic occurrence....but her apparel was her CHOICE.

27 posted on 01/30/2014 7:26:03 PM PST by ZinGirl (kids in college....can't afford a tagline right now)
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To: DogByte6RER

Strangling on an escalator seems like a very slow way to die. Once she realized that she was in danger, then why didn’t she just slip it off, tear it off, or cut it off with one of the assorted sharp objects that most women carry in their purses? This story does not make sense, on any level.


28 posted on 01/30/2014 7:26:15 PM PST by jespasinthru (Proud member of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy)
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To: DogByte6RER

"NO HIJABS!"

29 posted on 01/30/2014 7:27:07 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: DogByte6RER

Well, no one has commented on the fact that a “bystander” found her. Instead of trying to free her from the hijab that was probably strangling her, he called transit workers to the scene. Instead of trying to free her from the hijab, the transit workers called first responders.

By the time the first responders got there, she was dead, dead, dead.

Why didn’t someone try to free her from the escalator? Could it be because they didn’t dare touch a hijab, for fear that some Muslim would come along and cut off their heads? And probably the woman’s head, too, for good measure.

Just speculation. But it is certainly curious that no one tried at least to free her, if not attempt artificial respiration.


30 posted on 01/30/2014 7:28:33 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: tomkat

A+


31 posted on 01/30/2014 7:29:17 PM PST by Postman (Flies - specifically those attracted by Z - - 0 - get too litle credit. They know!!)
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To: DogByte6RER

I like to get my news from FR, the comments however are getting very tasteless. Would you look her family in the eye and mock her death? Very Sad


32 posted on 01/30/2014 7:30:12 PM PST by Naplm
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To: DogByte6RER

Just maybe, islam is a self-correcting problem


33 posted on 01/30/2014 7:31:27 PM PST by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: Veto!
Yes, I thought of Isadora too. But her scarf was caught in the wheels of a sporty car, a rather more glorious way to go

I always thought that Sonny Bono went out in a rather sporty fashion.

34 posted on 01/30/2014 7:32:30 PM PST by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: catbertz
"Sounds like something out of a horror movie."

Coming soon from The SyFy Channel: "Escalator-nado"

35 posted on 01/30/2014 7:32:44 PM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: DogByte6RER

There is an emergency stop button at the top and at the bottom of an escalator.


36 posted on 01/30/2014 7:33:12 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: DogByte6RER

Not unexpected that the CBC reported only that the woman’s ‘scarf’ got caught in the escalator, rather than her hijab. One can only hope that she, like many former muhamedans, saw a vision of Jesus and accepted Him, like the repentent thief on the cross did.

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3117645/posts


37 posted on 01/30/2014 7:33:29 PM PST by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was blind, but now I see...)
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To: Psiman

as do SUV’s, guns and other relatively inanimate objects.


38 posted on 01/30/2014 7:34:00 PM PST by Postman (Flies get too litle credit. They know!!!)
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To: Black Agnes

A+


39 posted on 01/30/2014 7:36:01 PM PST by Postman (Flies get too litle credit. They know!!!)
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To: muir_redwoods

Oh redwoods-you are very bad.


40 posted on 01/30/2014 7:37:40 PM PST by pugmama
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To: DogByte6RER

Build more escalators!!!


41 posted on 01/30/2014 7:37:48 PM PST by dalereed
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To: headsonpikes

10 is much too young for a great dog. RIP, Jamie.


42 posted on 01/30/2014 7:38:22 PM PST by Postman (Flies get too litle credit. They know!!!)
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To: DogByte6RER

Well, obviously, we need to outlaw escalators. </liberal logic>


43 posted on 01/30/2014 7:40:36 PM PST by Sicon ("All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." - G. Orwell x)
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To: DogByte6RER
Muslim woman strangled by her burkha in freak go-kart accident

Just reminiscing...

44 posted on 01/30/2014 7:41:21 PM PST by moovova
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To: Graybeard58
I always thought that Sonny Bono went out in a rather sporty fashion.

Yes indeed, and the lovely Natasha Richardson died of a head injury sustained on a ski slope as well.

Maybe we should have a thread on Who Had The Most Stylish Death.

45 posted on 01/30/2014 7:44:37 PM PST by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: Postman

Thank you.

She was the very benchmark for proper dog behavior and died well and swiftly without suffering.

I hope that poor woman died swiftly.


46 posted on 01/30/2014 7:46:45 PM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: Veto!

with prizes to encourage Hollyweirdo’s to go for the gold?


47 posted on 01/30/2014 7:49:48 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: jespasinthru

She was able to get the scarf pulled out but when she bent over to do so her hair became entangled.


48 posted on 01/30/2014 7:52:47 PM PST by FluffyTexan
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To: GeronL
with prizes to encourage Hollyweirdo’s to go for the gold?

LOL. Great idea. I think we're onto something socially significant. Ridding the world of bad actors.

"I'm ready for my closeup, Mr. DeMille."

49 posted on 01/30/2014 7:53:09 PM PST by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: jespasinthru

I’m guessing it happened slowly enough that she knew what was happening, but too fast for her to be able to dig through her purse (particularly in a panicked state, and particularly after she got her hair caught). Just terrible.


50 posted on 01/30/2014 7:54:21 PM PST by Conscience of a Conservative
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