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Shooting Attack at Paris Synagogue Thwarted at Last Moment
INN ^ | 6/15/14 | Ari Soffer

Posted on 06/15/2014 8:13:32 AM PDT by Nachum

As France continues to grapple with growing violent anti-Semitism alarming reports suggest a potentially deadly terrorist attack on a Paris synagogue in broad daylight was thwarted at the very last minute on Saturday.

According to French-language JSS News, a pair of unidentified attackers approached the synagogue, located in the French capital's 20th District, armed with an AK-47 assault rifle and a handgun. According to reports they began aiming their guns at bystanders and the building itself and pretended to open fire, but fled the scene when they saw armed French police officers guarding the synagogue.

Reports say they escaped on a scooter.

No shots were fired, and the incident took place at a time when few worshippers were in the building, but the shocking incident has left the local Jewish community extremely shaken.

The National Bureau of Vigilance Against Anti-Semitism issued a strong statement condemning the incident "with the greatest strength".

It comes as France prepares to extradite Mehdi Nemmouche, a French-Algerian Islamist suspected of carrying out the deadly anti-Semitic shooting at the Jewish Museum in the Belgian capital Brussels.

The suspected terrorist spent over a year fighting in Syria withing the ranks of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) one of the most brutal Islamist groups involved in that country's civil war and which in recent days has seized vast swathes of Iraqi territory, including the country's second city Mosul.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: attack; paris; shooting; synagogue

1 posted on 06/15/2014 8:13:33 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

WHAT! Armed persons prevented an attack? Paging shannontwats. Paging shannontwats.


2 posted on 06/15/2014 8:15:03 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: Nachum
Sounds like European Jews might be wise to consider getting the hell outta Dodge...again.Allies of the little Corporal are on the move in Europe and they don't subscribe to any of the niceties of the Gestapo.
3 posted on 06/15/2014 8:33:35 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: Nachum; dennisw
It seems that ISIS insane killers might appear anywhere:

The suspected terrorist spent over a year fighting in Syria withing the ranks of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) one of the most brutal Islamist groups involved in that country's civil war and which in recent days has seized vast swathes of Iraqi territory, including the country's second city Mosul.

4 posted on 06/15/2014 8:38:44 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo, the Sunni WonDoer, will not divert $'s from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: Nachum

“...a pair of unidentified attackers...”

Uh-huh.


5 posted on 06/15/2014 9:02:40 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: carriage_hill
“...a pair of unidentified attackers...”

Mormans. Obviously.

6 posted on 06/15/2014 9:20:01 AM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum
According to reports they began aiming their guns at bystanders and the building itself and pretended to open fire, but fled the scene when they saw armed French police officers guarding the synagogue.

Sorry folks, but there is a serious smell to this, terrorists that are in position weapons out and aimed and they pretend to open fire? I know the Jews are under attack and suffering in France, but either these are two of the most inept terrorists or something else is going on.

7 posted on 06/15/2014 9:57:42 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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