Turkish authorities, imitating their European counterparts, claim he is mentally ill. Or maybe he was just trying to “strike terror in the enemies of Allah” (Qur’an 8:60).
“Horror as Syrian ‘attacker carrying a bomb screams Allahu Akbar’ in major Turkey airport,” Express, January 2, 2017:
A SYRIAN man carrying a bomb shouted “Allahu Akbar” as he passed through security at a major Turkish airport, according to reports.
The man was going through security checks in the outbound terminal at the Antalya Airport when he reportedly screamed: “I have a bomb on me.”
He was detained by police and airport security as terrified passengers watched on following the threat, according to CNN Turkey.
An eyewitness said the Syrian man was caught as he tried to pass his luggage through the airport’s X-ray machines before telling security he was carrying a bomb.
The horrified witness told local media website NTV that the man, who has not been named, mentioned “work with the terrorists”.
The suspect has since been taken to a local police station after being removed from the airport, according to reports.
The man, who was passing through customs and security checks at the time, was detained by police and security officials at around 9.55am local time.
An eyewitness report said the man was apprehended as he tried to pass his luggage through the X-ray machine.
The man is believed to have had family problems and he may have been high on marijuana, according to local media reports.
CNN Turkey has reported that the man may have been “mentally unbalanced”….