Thursday, April 13, 2017

Germany: 3 Bombs target Dortmund Football team, police arrest Islamist.

(Dortmund)  On Tuesday, German Football team Borussia Dortmund were supposed to play Monaco in a champions league match (Champions League is where all the best clubs in Europe hash it out to see who is nbr 1)  As the Team bus departed the hotel , 3 blasts bracketed the bus,  thankfully nobody was seriously injured (I team player suffered a broken arm and a policeman was slightly injured). Investigations found somebody had laid 3 remote control pipe bombs at a junction leading away from the teams hotel .

A note left behind stated that the attack had been carried out “in the name of Allah the gracious, the merciful one”. It made reference to the Christmas market attack and accused German fighter jets in operation in Syria of involvement in killing Muslims in the Islamic State caliphate. It also called for the closure of the US base at Ramstein in western Germany.
Within hours the German police had arrested a 25 year old Iraqi islamist with and are currently searching for his partner in crime.