One might almost get the idea that this had something to do with Islam. Good thing we have George W. Bush and Pope Francis and John Kerry and other learned imams to tell us otherwise.
“Airport attacker shouted ‘I am here to die for Allah. There will be deaths’ — prosecutor,” RT, March 18, 2017:
French authorities are treating the attack at Orly airport as a terrorist incident, and have placed three people in custody. The Paris prosecutor says that the attacker, Ziyed Ben Belgacem, shouted Islamic slogans, before being fatally shot by security staff.
“I am here to die for Allah, there will be deaths,” the 39-year-old cried, as he attempted to wrest an assault rifle of a young female air force member on duty at Orly, according to Paris prosecutor Francois Molins, who held a press conference in the French capital on Saturday evening.
Molins said that Ben Belgacem, who had a string of theft and drug-related convictions, had been radicalized in prison – a fact that had been noted by the authorities at the time – and was on probation prior to the attack….
Molins said that Ben Belgacem carried a can of petrol into the terminal building, which he flung down before engaging in a violent altercation with the air force patrol staff. Two soldiers then intervened, and fired eight bullets in three bursts at the man, killing him instantly. A Koran was found on his body….
“Radicalised Muslim known to security agencies shot dead in attack at Paris airport – as security stepped up at stadium where Duke and Duchess watch rugby,” by David Chazan, Telegraph, March 18, 2017:
A radicalised Muslim known to intelligence agencies has been shot dead at Paris Orly airport after seizing an air force patrolwoman’s gun — just hours after he shot a police officer in the face in a northern suburb.
Authorities identified the man as Ziyed Ben Belgacem, a 39-year-old French national of north African origin born in Paris.
The Paris prosecutor, François Molins, said that during the confrontation at the airport, Belgacem shouted at the patrolmen: “I’m there to die by Allah. In any case there will be deaths.”
He was carrying a Koran, a container of petrol and matches in a backpack, which he threw to the ground before attacking the patrolwoman and holding a pellet gun to her temple….