Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Accused in military stabbing said ‘Allah told me to do this’: Police

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  Global News:    

   The alleged attacker in the double stabbing at a Canadian Forces recruitment centre said “Allah told me to do this” and investigators are considering possible terrorism charges, Toronto’s police chief says.
Chief Mark Saunders told reporters the accused said “Allah told me to do this. Allah told me to kill people” at the scene.
   He added it’s believed the accused, 27-year-old Ayanie Hassan Ali, acted alone but that investigators are looking into any possible connection with an organization.
Saunders said Ali is a Montreal-born Canadian citizen living in Toronto since 2011. He said the accused had no prior contact with police.
   He said that while Ali’s alleged comments “would fit a profile” of a terror-inspired attack, it was too soon to ascribe a motive.
   RCMP are involved in the case and terrorism charges are possible, Saunders said...Continue reading...

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