Tag: bombing

New York Names Person Of Interest In Chelsea Bombing

Speaking after multiple bombs either exploded or were found in the New York area, Mayor Bill de Blasio says police are seeking Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28. Both the FBI and NYPD want to question Rahami about the explosion that hit part of New York’s West 23rd Street Saturday night. Rahami “should be considered armed and dangerous,” the FBI says. “The important thing is to get this individual quickly and to continue to be strong and vigilant,” de Blasio said via Twitter. He urged anyone with knowledge about the case to call 1-800-577-TIPS…more:NPR,  – NY, NJ Bombing Suspect  in Custody After Shootout– Clinton: We Can’t Alienate ‘Law-Abiding, Peaceful’ Muslims After Attacks

The US Attorney on the case: “Boston Marathon bombing—it had nothing to do with Islam”

“Make no mistake, the defendant claimed to be acting on behalf of Muslims. This was not a religious crime. And it certainly does not reflect true Muslim beliefs. It was a political crime, designed to intimidate and downloadcoerce the United States. Although the defense claimed that the defendant himself was intimidated and coerced by an older brother, the evidence did not bear that out. The defendant was an adult, who came to believe in an ideology of hate. And he expressed those beliefs by killing, maiming and mutilating innocent Americans on Patriot’s Day.”

What complete and utter untrue nonsense! What expertise or authority does Ortiz have to conclude what true Muslim beliefs are? If she has any, she certainly has never made that fact apparent. more: canadafreepress.

Interfaith program to incorporate prayers, collection for bombing victims

interfaith.jpgWEST SPRINGFIELD — Prayers for the victims of the April 15th Boston Marathon bombings will be offered, and an appeal for donations on their behalf made, during an interfaith program on April 25 at 5:30 p.m. at the Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts, 377 Amostown Road.

Iman Wissam Abdul-Baki, society president, will make opening remarks and lead the prayer….more: .masslive.

Interfaith program to incorporate prayers, collection for bombing victims

interfaith.jpgWEST SPRINGFIELD — Prayers for the victims of the April 15th Boston Marathon bombings will be offered, and an appeal for donations on their behalf made, during an interfaith program on April 25 at 5:30 p.m. at the Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts, 377 Amostown Road.

Iman Wissam Abdul-Baki, society president, will make opening remarks and lead the prayer. more http://www.masslive.com