This could be an attempt to “strike terror into the enemies of Allah.” “Against them make ready your strength to the utmost of your power, including steeds of war, to strike terror into the enemies of Allah and your enemies, and others besides, whom you may not know, but whom Allah knows.” — Qur’an 8:60
On the other hand, what exactly would make this number implausible?
(ANSAmed) – PARIS, JUNE 18 – France’s intelligence fears new attacks in the country carried out by French suicide bombers, Le Figaro reports, quoting an investigation by national authorities. According to the probe, ”1,730 potential jihadists (are) ready to strike” while keeping in detention French nationals who have returned from fighting a ”holy war” appears increasingly difficult.
Meanwhile, according to Le Parisien, two men were apprehended yesterday and the day before yesterday in a Parisian banlieu as part of investigations on the attacks on Charlie Hebdo and the Hyper Cacher. (ANSAMed)