Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Islamic State Takes Credit For Monday's Attack At Ohio State University

BBC: Islamic State group claims Ohio State University rampage

The Islamic State group says it was behind a car and knife rampage at a US college that left 11 people injured.

Monday's attack at Ohio State University was carried out by one of its students, Somali-born Abdul Razak Ali Artan, the authorities said.

The IS-affiliated Amaq news agency called the 18-year-old business undergraduate a "soldier".

Artan drove his car at a group of people, then attacked them with a knife before being shot dead.

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WNU Editor: Another example that reveals how ineffective the vetting process can be when it tries to gauge one's ideological motivations.

More News On The Islamic State Taking Credit For Monday's Attack At Ohio State University

ISIS Calls Ohio State University Attacker a ‘Soldier’ -- NYT
IS group claims Ohio university attacker one of its 'soldiers' -- France 24
Ohio State knifeman was inspired by ISIS: Authorities believe Abdul Artan carried out lone wolf attack despite claims from terror group he was a jihadi solider -- Daily Mail
ISIS claims responsibility for Ohio State attack -- The Hill
ISIS claims responsibility for Ohio State car-and-knife attack -- RT
Investigators believe Ohio State attacker was inspired by ISIS -- CNN
Ohio State attacker may have self-radicalized, officials say -- Reuters
Ohio University Attack: Police Investigate Extremist Motive -- Newsweek
The Hand Of ISIS At Ohio State -- Robin Wright, The New Yorker


fred said...

ISIS takes credit for any and all terror attacks that can not otherwise be shown to be not by that group. I think it is time NOT to post each claim they make unless it can be proven to have a strong connection to that group, otherwise we are doing propaganda for them and not reporting objective news.

Fusion said...

I agree Fred, it also makes them look quite pathetic as well. Remember all the threats they would throw at us? What happened to them?