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  • Official: Ohio attacker was angry about treatment of Muslims

    11/29/2016 8:33:27 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 50 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 29, 2016 11:30 AM EST | Julie Carr Smyth and Andrew Welsh-Huggins
    The Somali-born student who carried out a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University complained on his Facebook account about U.S. interference in countries with Muslim communities, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press. Abdul Razak Ali Artan warned about Muslims he described as belonging to “a sleeper cell, waiting for a signal.” He said that if the U.S. wanted “Muslims to stop carrying lone wolf attacks, then make peace with ‘dawla in al sham,’” a term for the Islamic State group, according to the law enforcement official, who was briefed on the investigation but wasn't authorized to discuss it...
  • Ohio State Attacker Described Himself as a ‘Scared’ Muslim

    11/28/2016 9:29:17 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 35 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 29 Nov 2016 | Sarah Volpenhein, Justin Miller, Katie Zavadski
    ... In an interview with the Ohio State student newspaper in August, Artan described himself as a pious and scared Muslim. “I wanted to pray in the open, but I was scared with everything going on in the media,” the logistics management student told The Lantern after transferring from Columbus State Community College. “I’m a Muslim, it’s not what the media portrays me to be. ..."
  • Was balding Ohio State terror knifeman really claiming to be 18? Questions over the age [tr]

    11/29/2016 3:33:50 AM PST · by C19fan · 45 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 29, 2016 | Staff
    The Somali refugee who unleashed a brutal slashing rampage at the Ohio State University that left 11 injured on Monday, is just 18 years old according to NBC.  But with his balding hair, mustache and goatee, Abdul Razak Ali Artan has the appearance of someone who could be much older.  Authorities have not yet verified the terror suspect's age - but it is possible pretending to be younger could have helped Artan's immigration status in the US. Artan entered the U.S. in 2014 - when he was around 16, based on current reports of his age. 
  • [OSU] Somali refugee ranted about how he was 'sick and tired of seeing my fellow Muslim [ed tr]

    11/29/2016 3:29:49 AM PST · by C19fan · 44 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 29, 2016 | Ashley Collman, Hannah Parry, and Jon Boon
    Somali refugee Abdul Razak Ali Artan posted on Facebook that he was 'sick and tired of seeing my fellow Muslim brothers being killed and tortured' shortly before he went on a slashing rampage at the Ohio State University that left 11 injured. Authorities are currently investigating the posts, allegedly made by Artan, which mention radical cleric Anwar Awlaki and accuse America of 'interfering' with other nations. 'I am sick and tired of seeing my fellow Muslim brothers and sisters being killed and tortured EVERYWHERE,' it stated. 'I can't take it anymore.