Skip to comments.Police raid in German village after 'ISIS commander' living there gives a TV interview
Posted on 02/09/2016 1:26:46 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
Police carried out anti-terror raids in a German village after a TV station interviewed a refugee suspected of being an ISIS commander.
Officers searched the homes of two men living in migrant housing in Sankt Johann, near the western city of Mainz, after they were accused of being part of an extremist organisation.
It came after Spiegel TV reported that it had tracked down one of the men, a 32-year-old Syrian which it claimed was an former ISIS commander.
The suspect, named only as Bassam, allegedly fought with ISIS in the eastern Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor before leaving via Turkey and claiming asylum in Germany.
Bassam is said to have fought with Islamist militias battling the Syrian government as part of the Al Qaeda-linked Al Nusra Front before joining the ranks of ISIS, it was reported by Breitbart which cited the Speigel TV report.
He had initially wanted to be a suicide bomber, but his brother secured him an officer role through his position as a sharia judge, the news station claimed.
He was reportedly captured by Free Syrian Army soldiers at a checkpoint near Aleppo last summer after intelligence that he was fleeing Syria with tens of thousands of dollars in cash.
He was released 20 days later with a mobile phone memory card containing ISIS propaganda but without his cash. It is not known why.
It was reported that German security services were unaware of his presence in Germany since last autumn until the Spiegel interview.
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This is what "hiding in the shadows" looks like Islamic terrorist style...
Sounds on par for everything that Germany has been doing so far.
So, those German security forces get their information the same way Obumbles gets his. They read it in the paper.
I always say why go after 800-1,000 rapists when you can go after a mass murderer?
That’s what I always say.
Right Merkel ?
Merkel: “ Well okay, if you must, but for God’s sake, keep it QUIET! “
Looks good on Merkel and her “security”!
With nObama’s open door , we already have the same stuff here..
I know we do.
how is islam not a suicidal death cult again?
Mainz is about 8 miles east of the Frankfurt airport runways and lines up nicely with the flight path. Nice location for a terrorist.
what did they arrest him for? Not raping enough women and children?
He was interviewed on TV as a po lil refugee...
he was recognized as ISIS...
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