Sunday, July 24, 2016

Germany: Muslim bomber carried powerful explosives, authorities say no evidence of “extremism”

“So far, the investigation has found no evidence of an attempted political assassination or extremism…” As if a Muslim carrying out a jihad/martyrdom suicide bombing in a wine bar weren’t evidence enough of “extremism.” Have German authorities determined yet whether or not the invasion of Normandy was a sign of anti-Nazi sentiment?
German explosion
“Bavaria bomb blast Live updates,” RT, July 24, 2016:
An explosion outside a bar in the southern German city of Ansbach, Bavaria, has left at least one person dead and 12 others injured. A large-scale investigation has been launched into what is believed to have been a “deliberate” act.
The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees will reveal why the suspect’s asylum application had previously been rejected later in the day Herrmann noted that those who are “seeking protection in Germany, must show full respect for the German legal system and the German population.”
Good luck with that, Herrmann.
The minister added that the attack demonstrated the need “to strengthen controls on those we have living in our country”.
02:36 GMT
Authorities announced that investigators found the offender’s cell phone and it is now being examined by specialists. The investigation of the crime scene will still take a few days, Nuremberg police chief, Roman Fertinger, said at the conference.
02:33 GMT
The Bavarian interior minister noted that the contents of the backpack, in which the explosives had been carried, would have been sufficient to kill and injure many more people, had the explosion happened in heavily populated area.
“We don’t know if this man planned on suicide or if he had the intention of killing others,” Bavarian interior minister Joachim Herrmann said.
You really don’t? Even though he was carrying explosives that would have been sufficient to kill and injure many more people?
02:15 GMT
The suspect lived abroad in a hotel in Ansbach, the minister said. He had tried to commit suicide two times and was previously housed in a psychiatric hospital. In the coming days, the investigation will focus on establishing whether the man acted with suicidal intent, Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann told journalists.
So far, the investigation has found no evidence of an attempted political assassination or extremism, but such a possibility cannot be ruled out. The type of explosives detonated has not yet been established, but Hermann said that “metal parts” were apparently used in the improvised device…

 jihadwatch.org

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