Skip to comments.TSA Report Warns Against Truck Ramming Attacks By Terrorists
Posted on 05/04/2017 5:07:09 PM PDT by BBell
Truck owners and truck rental agencies in the U.S. must be "vigilant" about the increasing frequency of "ramming attacks" by terrorists using vehicles as killing machines, according to a new Transportation Security Administration report obtained exclusively by NBC News.
The unclassified report warns owners, operators and rental agencies to protect their vehicles from theft. Entitled "Vehicle ramming attacks: Threat landscape, indicators and counter measures," the report was sent Tuesday to local law enforcement agencies and private companies working with the Department of Homeland Security.
The report notes that in the past three years, at least 173 people have been killed and more than 700 wounded in 17 ramming attacks around the world. Of the 17 attacks, 13 resulted in fatalities. Five were carried out in France both before and after the Nice attack and four took place in Israel.
Nine of the 17 attackers were carried out in the past 10 months. One involved an Ohio State University student who drove his car into a crowd last November, then began slashing fellow students before campus police killed him. Eleven people were wounded.
"No community, large or small, rural or urban, is immune to attacks of this kind by organized or 'lone wolf' terrorists," the report noted.
Most of the deaths, the TSA reports, took place in two attacks: the 87 killed by a lone Islamic terrorist using a commercial truck in Nice, France, on Bastille Day, July 14, last year, and the 43 killed when Islamic terrorists in two SUVs plowed through a crowded market in Urumqi, the capital of China's restive Xingjang province. In that case, unlike the others, the attackers threw homemade explosives into the crowd during the attack. The two vehicles then collided and exploded.
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TSA bureaucrats must be angling for a budget increase
Shutting down major highways near you soon!
The report notes that in the past three years, at least 173 people have been killed and more than 700 wounded in 17 ramming attacks around the world.
The one thing all of them have in common is Islam.
Islam is the threat, not trucks.
Aim at the top edge of the drivers steering wheel through the windshield and empty a magazine of whatever yer carrying for the best chance of stopping such an attack .......
..”Islam is the threat, not trucks”....
You are soooo right....I was watching video’s of the maddrasses in Aphganistan who have now opened a large number of schools that teach nothing but memorizing the Koran and teaching Sharia Law.....some parents actually pulled their kids out because of the ‘changes in their behavior’ in just 8 months.
Islam IS the problem....there is no question about it!
That are reloadable,
That have gasoline tanks that hold over eight gallons and
Can be operated in an automatic mode.
Meanwhile...hundreds die in Chicago alone from lone “terrorists” American thugs. Lets make more laws and regulations to protect us from terrorism.
When can I start carrying an RPG
when they make pickup trucks illegal,
only Islamic terrorists will have pickup trucks
PG7 or 7M ?
“Aim at the top edge of the drivers steering wheel through the windshield and empty a magazine of whatever yer carrying...”
That’s just too practical and simple. Isn’t there any darting back and forth like a confused squirrel first?
While reading your post, the first image to enter my noggin was of Corporal Jonathan Yale and Lance Corporal Jordan Haerter as they stood their ground. Words like “bravery”, “integrity”, and “hero” fall short.
I agree 100% . Those men stood they’re ground and saved lives. Split second hardcore muscle memory training and experienced kicked in. Few if any words above those you listed to describe they’re actions that day except duty to protect they’re brethren from harm.
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