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Investigators find Molotov cocktail, bottles with flamable liquid in burned student's apartment
WSBTV ^

Posted on 02/05/2014 1:09:50 PM PST by BelleAl

ATLANTA — Friends say a Georgia Tech graduate student is in critical condition after an apartment fire off 10th Street in midtown.

Atlanta police told Channel 2’s Erica Byfield that Saamar Akhshabi was burned from an incendiary device in the incident.

WSBTV.com reported the explosion as breaking news Tuesday just after 8:30 p.m. When investigators arrived on scene they found the international student with severe burns to his hands, arms and chest.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Georgia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: akhshabi; atlanta; device; georgia; georgiatech; iran; molotov; saamarakhshabi; screamingalpha; student; terrorism
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This has been under the radar as far as I know. I heard about it locally this morning, but haven't seen a thread here or anything on Drudge. Word should get out about this -- being lulled back into complacency will be the death of us.
1 posted on 02/05/2014 1:09:50 PM PST by BelleAl
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To: BelleAl

Heehee....karma.....it is a bitch...


2 posted on 02/05/2014 1:11:58 PM PST by Fedupwithit (Your opinion: It's all yours....don't expect me to listen to it, or even acknowledge it..)
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To: BelleAl

dontcha just hate when that happens ???


3 posted on 02/05/2014 1:12:06 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: BelleAl
Allahu Akbar!
4 posted on 02/05/2014 1:13:37 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: Fedupwithit

Hands - arms - face — hmm, was he bending over, making an incendiary device? Job hazards in that occupation. What was that joke - “How’s your son?” “They blow up so early.” haha


5 posted on 02/05/2014 1:13:55 PM PST by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: BelleAl

...the international student....


6 posted on 02/05/2014 1:14:04 PM PST by Bubbette
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To: BelleAl

Saamar Akhshabi...yet another Irish student...


7 posted on 02/05/2014 1:14:15 PM PST by CreviceTool (A Good Samaritan with a handgun saved my life...)
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To: BelleAl
Molotov cocktails filled with gasoline and kerosene...I'm sure there's a perfectly innocent explanation.



Or not.

8 posted on 02/05/2014 1:14:52 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: BelleAl
You mean someone put all those Molotov cocktails in his room?

Someone should report this as a hate crime.

9 posted on 02/05/2014 1:14:53 PM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: BelleAl

Another mus-lame male in his early 20s? Yep, just keep letting them in the country, what the hell. Meanwhile in New York where I unfortunately live, we have a governor who says he doesn’t want conservatives in HIS state “We don’t want you here” yet I see mus-lame males in their 20s walking all over the place.


10 posted on 02/05/2014 1:15:33 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: BelleAl
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11 posted on 02/05/2014 1:15:36 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: BelleAl

Did Bill Ayers have any comments on this tragic event?


12 posted on 02/05/2014 1:17:01 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (Anti-Complacency League! Baby!)
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To: BelleAl

Play with the fire and yer gonna get burned....

Stoopit hurts ....like it should.


13 posted on 02/05/2014 1:17:20 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: BelleAl

The NSA will never catch these terrorist cells no matter how many phone calls and email messages they collect. These bastards know how to keep it off the grid. The idiot government is always fighting the previous war.


14 posted on 02/05/2014 1:17:43 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: BelleAl
Authorities said he had third-degree burns on 90 percent of his body.

Are they sure? Maybe they should throw some salt on him as a test.

15 posted on 02/05/2014 1:17:59 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: BelleAl

FYI - the GA Joint Terrorism Task Force was on the scene and in charge of the scene within minutes.

Even the reporters were asking why they were there AND why they were there so fast.

That was on our local ABC news last night and this AM.


16 posted on 02/05/2014 1:18:12 PM PST by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: BelleAl

Seems he’s finding out what his intended victims would have gone through.


17 posted on 02/05/2014 1:18:12 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

And rub it in with a toilet brush


18 posted on 02/05/2014 1:18:48 PM PST by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

If we don’t let mudslimes in, how are we going to justify getting involved in mudslime wars everywhere else by claiming we face a threat?


19 posted on 02/05/2014 1:19:31 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: BelleAl

Here he is:

http://www.cc.gatech.edu/~sakhshab/


20 posted on 02/05/2014 1:19:34 PM PST by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: BelleAl
"When investigators arrived on scene they found the international student with severe burns to his hands, arms and chest."

International; what an interesting description of that student.

21 posted on 02/05/2014 1:20:36 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: BelleAl

He’s a technology PHD candidate.

He spent a Summer in the BOSTON area ...

http://www.cc.gatech.edu/~sakhshab/cv_saamer.pdf


22 posted on 02/05/2014 1:21:11 PM PST by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: Blueflag
Thanks for the link. Hmm...

Before joining Georgia Tech in Fall 2009, I spent four wonderful years at University of Tehran completing my B.Sc. in computer engineering.

Nothing to see here. Move along, please.

23 posted on 02/05/2014 1:21:47 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: BelleAl
When investigators arrived on scene they found the international student with severe burns to his hands, arms and chest.
 

 

An international student? Gee. Whatever could that mean??

They obviosuly want us to think some muzzie blew himself up.

24 posted on 02/05/2014 1:22:46 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: SuziQ

I was told that he is from Turkey. My daughter is a student there.


25 posted on 02/05/2014 1:25:05 PM PST by BelleAl (Proud to be a member of the party of NO! NO more deficit spending and government control!)
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To: Billthedrill

The fact that he considered his four years at University of Tehran as wonderful should make one really curious.

Actually just the fact that he is an Iranian is enough to keep extremely close watch on him. Probably should not even have been allowed in the country.


26 posted on 02/05/2014 1:25:49 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: BelleAl

Work accident. Like the “Palestinian” “Diplomat” killed in an explosion in Prague.

You know, you’re not eligible for a Purple Heart for self inflicted wounds, or wounds from friendly fire, unless engaged with the enemy at the time. Do Islamokazis who go “boom” still get the 72 grapes (or is it raisins?) even if they don’t take any infidels with them?


27 posted on 02/05/2014 1:27:00 PM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (In the long run, we are all dead.)
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To: BelleAl

Work accident, no doubt.


28 posted on 02/05/2014 1:27:36 PM PST by expat2
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To: Blueflag

PhD student huh? You and I are probably been paying this crispy cretins tuition for years.


29 posted on 02/05/2014 1:28:10 PM PST by Afterguard (Liberals will let you do anything you want, as long as it's mandatory.)
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To: BelleAl

send Drudge the link


30 posted on 02/05/2014 1:28:48 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: BelleAl
An Iranian named Saamar Akhshabi building Molotov Cocktails in an apartment ....

What could go wrong ???

His 'LOOK AT ME' page: http://www.cc.gatech.edu/~sakhshab/


31 posted on 02/05/2014 1:29:04 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: Blueflag

Maybe he’s buddy buddy with the Tsarnaev duo


32 posted on 02/05/2014 1:30:56 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: yarddog

Sayyyyyy, didn’t ACH-min-a-jihad just warn us about pre-positioned Iranian terrorists just the other day?


33 posted on 02/05/2014 1:30:59 PM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: Kartographer

Who makes Molotov cocktails before imminent need?


34 posted on 02/05/2014 1:32:17 PM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: Doogle

I just did send Drudge the link. I truly think this is national newsworthy. Is he more likely to note if several send? If so, please flood his site.


35 posted on 02/05/2014 1:32:48 PM PST by BelleAl (Proud to be a member of the party of NO! NO more deficit spending and government control!)
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To: Blueflag

“...the GA Joint Terrorism Task Force was on the scene and in charge of the scene within minutes.”

They’ve probably got it completely scrubbed and ready for occupancy already. Nothing to see here, folks, let’s keep it moving.


36 posted on 02/05/2014 1:33:30 PM PST by beelzepug (if any alphabets are watchin', I'll be coming home right after the meetin')
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To: BelleAl

He didn’t take enough chemistry classes ....


37 posted on 02/05/2014 1:38:41 PM PST by Ken522
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To: null and void

He probably considered it a threat but a real one. We surely should take it as a warning.


38 posted on 02/05/2014 1:39:25 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: BelleAl

He is Iranian. Can they just come here to the Great Satan and study? Their government allows it? We allow it? Why are we educating these folks? Who is paying for his doctoral work?


39 posted on 02/05/2014 1:40:05 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: BelleAl
It is a Zionist plot! Those awful Juice planted all the incendiaries in his apartment.

(/sarc.)
40 posted on 02/05/2014 1:41:29 PM PST by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was blind, but now I see...)
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To: yarddog
He probably considered it a threat but a real one.

So did I.

41 posted on 02/05/2014 1:44:36 PM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Easy connection to make.


42 posted on 02/05/2014 1:45:39 PM PST by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: Iron Munro

“Hold my camel urine, and watch this!”


43 posted on 02/05/2014 1:46:01 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: null and void

Maybe he had a need they just caught him before he could use them? ;-)


44 posted on 02/05/2014 1:46:50 PM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: beelzepug

Now ... if the demolition team takes the building down like that apartment by the Mosque up in MW/WI (I forget which) THEN we will be able to put on our tin foil hats for sure.


45 posted on 02/05/2014 1:47:11 PM PST by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: Blueflag

Betcha they had been following this guy. Fortunately, he seems to have been the usual case of jihadi premature detonation.

I wonder where he planned to pull off the attack? I’m not even remotely familiar with the area. If it was “just one” Molotov cocktail, it may have been something like a recruiting station or a symbolic attack of some kind. On the other hand, he may not have been working alone, and even a symbolic attack can kill people.

He can think about it on the burn ward.


46 posted on 02/05/2014 1:51:58 PM PST by livius
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To: La Lydia; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; Travis McGee; ..
Can they just come here to the Great Satan and study?

Yup. by the tens of thousands.

Their government allows it?

Yup. Pre-positioned terrorists have to get into the country some how, need access to our our brains to blow them out, need justifcation to get H-1Bs so the can be at critical infrastructure and industry points when the time comes.

We allow it?

WE don't, "our" government actively encourages it (Where was chief presidential adviser VayJay born again?)

Why are we educating these folks?

Because we are stupid and/or suicidal.

Who is paying for his doctoral work?

I would guess Terran kicks in a little, and the rest is you and me through our hard earned tax dollars.

Does that clarify it for you?

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don't add you to the list...

47 posted on 02/05/2014 1:53:17 PM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: null and void

And a final one: What is a rhetorical question?


48 posted on 02/05/2014 1:55:08 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: BelleAl
Jihadist Darwinizing photo Flag-Burning-Jihadist-sets-himself-.jpg

"Allahu FUBAR!"

49 posted on 02/05/2014 1:55:39 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: livius
I wonder where he planned to pull off the attack?

What's the shelf life of a bottle of gasoline with a rag stuck in it?

Hours? Days?

How far can it be safely transported?

Blocks? Miles?

50 posted on 02/05/2014 1:56:25 PM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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