Terrorism Telegram Newsline – March 16

Overview of today’s terrorism news.

  • operative guilty in deaths of U.S. servicemen, bomb plot
  • – 3 Hazara elders allegedly beheaded by in Sar-i-Pul
  • – Somali pirates released oil tanker seized on Monday “without condition”: official

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  • – Armed man attacks police van. 3 officers injured. Shooter gunned down
  • – 42 dead, ‘dozens’ wounded in raids on north Syria mosque: monitor
  • – Lebanese businessman (suspected financier) wanted by , detained in Morocco
  • train evacuated due to suspicious package. Bomb squad on scene, 4 tracks closed.
    ** False Alert
  • – Booby-trapped vehicle explodes in central Hīt, no casualties
  • & call for creation of a European center to combat radicalization & propaganda
  • killed 2 terrorists & seized 2 AKs, 3 mags & an artisanal hand grenade
  • – CT units found documents and FTF’s passports
  • – Police detain 2 suspected militants. They planned to stage an attack like the NYE’s attack @ club
  • – Explosion in Adana
    ** Bomb squad on scene @ the apartment to determine if it’s a bomb explosion. 3 severely injured.

  • activated due to shooting @ Lycée Alexis de Tocqueville
    ** For the time being French government have declared it an “attack alert”
    ** A man has opened fire on multiple people. Only injuries and no fatalities reported so far. Police operation ongoing
    ** Security advice to residents and people in the area.
    ** 1st reports indicate 4 were wounded.
    ** Special police force on the way to the area
    ** Shooter arrested
    ** According to local media, 2 pupils opened fire. To be confirmed. Too soon to definitely call it a terror attack
    ** According to BFM, a 2nd shooter is still on the run. To be confirmed
    ** According to local officials, the shooting is in relation with an ongoing conflict between students
    ** The arrested adolescent was carrying a hunting rifle, a pistol, a revolver and 2 grenades
    ** An information telephone number has been installed: +33 (0)4 93 72 22 22
    ** The shooter is a 17-year-old student of the same school
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The school in Grasse where the shooting incident occurred

  • BREAKING  – 1 person lightly injured in explosion after opening envelope at IMF/World Bank office
    ** Remember that Germany’s finance ministry also received a booby trapped package yesterday.
    ** Scientific police now on scene
    **A management assistant got injuries to the hands and the face when opening the envelope
    ** Parisian judicial police will be doing the investigation
    ** President  Hollande has called the incident a(n) (terrorist) attack
    ** The boobytrapped package that exploded @ the today had Greek stamps
    ** Another boobytrapped package was sent to Germany’s finance ministry yesterday, but was defused. Also came from .

  • – Clashes reported between marine forces & armed men aboard hijacked oil tanker near coastal town of Aluula

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