I said on Monday that it seemed unlikely we’d get through the week without another outbreak of jihad, and it looks like we haven’t.
A woman was killed tonight and five others wounded in a knife attack in London. Given that Scotland Yard says “terrorism is one possibility”, it seems the incident probably has a non-zero Mohammed Coefficient.
Below are excerpts from the report in The Daily Mail. Click the link for photos and additional details:
‘I heard a scream, then I saw the blood’: Woman killed and five injured as man goes on the rampage in a ‘terrorist knife attack’ in Russell Square where 7/7 bomb was detonated
A woman has died and up to five people have been injured after a man allegedly ‘went on the rampage’ with a knife in a possible terror-related mass stabbing in London.
Police confirmed a man was arrested after he was seen ‘brandishing a knife’ and ‘injuring people’ in front of horrified onlookers in Russell Square at about 10.30pm last night.
Fears that the knifeman operated with an accomplice were raised in the early hours as the Met refused to rule out further suspects. One witness said he saw ‘a man flee on a motorbike’, while another described hearing one of the victim’s ‘screaming and covered in blood’.
Officers arrived at the scene to find six people injured including one woman who died from her injuries a short time later. The condition of the other five is not yet known and police have not yet named or revealed the ages of the victims.
The incident occurred in the same area as where one of the 7/7 bombs detonated in 2005. A total of 26 people were killed when Germaine Lindsay, 19, detonated a suicide bomb on a Piccadilly line Tube as it moved between King’s Cross station and Russell Square.
And last night’s incident comes just hours after the Met unveiled its brand new elite anti-terror unit.
Scotland Yard confirmed that ‘terrorism is one possibility being explored at this stage’.
One source said the suspect was seen to go ‘on the rampage’ with the weapon. The woman’s body is still believed to be on the pavement with a forensics tent covering it. Police have cordoned off the area and there is a heavy presence of officers and paramedics.
One witness said he heard the victim scream before running over to help them.
The man, who goes by the name Michael, told MailOnline that he saw a woman around 25 years old with blood coming from her back and another woman of the same age with a wounded arm.
He said he believed the victims were heard speaking in Spanish.
This story is still breaking news; keep refreshing the Mail report for updates.
Hat tip: Steen.
The wrath of Khan, the sequel.
“Mental health is an issue and a possibility of terrorism”
Translation from British English to American English: The perp is a Muslim. The authorities are praying they can find some mental health issue with this guy.You can bet the farm on that.
Since the name of the perp was not mentioned, I would agree that this has a very high muslim coefficient. Probably a man-jammy wearing young muslim male named mohammed or some variant therof with the obligatory big bushy unkempt beard. But we will be shown photos of the suspect from his youth, a smiling, facial-hairless youth who by all accounts was a fine, upstanding young man who inexplicably “snapped”…
Read the rubbish of an ideology these sub humans believe. Muslims are insane.
Just in case anyone hasn’t seen it yet:
Just the normal teen age hijinks, nothing to see here, move along.
The knife Jihad started at the behest and incitement of the Palestinian Authority in Israel last year, and has slowly spread across the world. Those who believe that the Palestinian cause is just, and that they have the right, as ‘freedom’ fighters, to kill and maim Jews (justified racism?) should look again at the monster they are nurturing.
EU, US and Norwegian financed Islamic terrorism by the PA and Hamas in Israel is just an experimental proving ground for what is coming to a place near you……
The fact is, a knife at close quarters is every bit as deadly as a gun. The jihadists continue to evolve simpler ways of conducting jihad, which are every bit as effective as bomb-making. The lowest-IQ, most illiterate Muslim can pick up a kitchen knife and kill 5 or 6 people before being stopped. If the police show restraint, the jihadist burns up another million or so dollars with drawn-out evaluations, trials, and appeals.
The Chicago police who shot the black teenager with a knife 16 times were fully justified in their shooting. The knife-holder refused to drop the knife, and presented a deadly threat to anyone within 7 yards of him.
As you say, Israel is the canary in the mine. Given the hypervigilance necessary for Israel to survive as a relatively civilized society, any techniques of murder and terror which work in Israel will be extremely effective in other countries.
Good point, the jihadis are great at coming up with low tech assaults, while we are forced to spend billions to counteract them. They are winning the demographic and monetary war.
Let me see, now – “The Met said mental health was a “significant factor”” in the events. (BBC online – their bold), “…the force’s homicide command was leading the investigation into the attack, with support from the counter-terrorism unit.” (Met. Asst. Commissioner Mark Rowley), “A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: Terrorism is one possibility being explored at this stage.”(The Times online) and as yet no name or description of the attacker has been released. He is still in hospital and the speed with which our mental health services diagnosed his condition is awesome to say the least and it is also a great reassurance that the investigation is being led by homicide rather than counter-terror command.
Hmm, not much doubt here then – we should all be able to read the runes these days.
And yet when the reports came though the police said that there would be an increased police presence in the streets of London the next day.
Which – obviously – is completely unnecessary if the problem is an individual with psychiatric problems, & that individual is in custody.
Just a little inconsistency with the official narrative there …
The official narrative is a pretzel; you and I are supposed to assume that position ASAP…
Sudden psychiatric islamok syndrome.
Ah, the mental health factor that crops up in all muslim attacks. We know Islam is a religion of peace,(Mr Cameron has already assured us of that) therefore if a muslim acts violently, then obviously mental health problems must be suspected. But I am a little concerned that mention was made of an accomplice, who sped away on a motorcycle after dropping off the clearly sick man. Scotland Yard’s finest are on to it and hopefully he will be found.
Muslims have lost their western media and government lies and propaganda piece, “religion of peace”. To the many and growing in masses Muslim is what it has always been, a’ derision of peace ‘.
I’m starting to like the mental illness approach. Let’s put all Muslims in an insane asylum until they renounce islam.
attacker dark skinned , took crash helmet of , motorbike left scene in hurry , police spokes-tard with a straight face say`s mental health not Islamic terrorism ,it`s classic “dar-al-harb “
You’ll probably awaken to learn that the perp was ‘a Norwegian of Somali extraction’ but that there’s no sign that ‘radicalisation’ had anything to do with the attack. Just a regular (if somewhat tinted) Schmerdie trying to be a Viking, I suppose.
Certainly a right wing nationalist inspired by Breivik.
Good one–I didn’t think of that. Certainly not a regular Berserker.
The perp is a Somalian who fled to Norway and from there emigrated to the UK.
The dead woman is an American tourist, who was assisted by a Spanish family who tried to stem the bleeding but to no avail.
Other victims are British, Israeli and Australian.
Has absolutly nothing to do with islam.
Move on people, nothing to see here.
Just another “confused person”
It has been announced that he is from Somalia.Somalias population is 98.6 muslim,so obviously it has nothing to do with Islam.
[Suggesting ‘mental illness’ must be contagious]
[gang violence has nothing to do with extremism either, eh?]
Breaking: The perp has been identified as a 19 year old ‘Norwegian’ Somali who came over here a the age of five.
I long ago came to the conclusion that that the phrases ‘Norwegian/French/German/British/ American/etc. etc Somali/Moroccan/Tunisian/Turkish/Pakistani/Iraqi/Syrian/Muslim etc. etc. constitute the finest examples of oxymoronism in any language.
Don’t you have to identify with Norway to be called a Norwegian?
The deconstruction of national identity
On their way to the one world islamic order, it is required for the social engineers to break down identity of the European peoples. One way of doing this is quite simply, to denounce their national identity by calling anyone, first and foremost, muslims by the nationality of the respective people.
Like the former Swedish Prime Minister once said
“There are no Swedes. Everyone is a Swede.”
The Norway National Criminal Investigation Service (Kripos) is doing a sterling job in helping the Dhimmi British coppers cover up the facts:
Come on Norwegian GoV’ers, can you help with a bit of digging over there, particularly with the perp’s birth name before the whitewash begins and the media and the government disinformation services try to present him with a European name as was the case with Ali Daud Sonboli, the Munich Jihadi, who rapidly became David Sonboly.
From the updated link link
[ ‘mental illness’ must be contagious]
* Defending his decision to suggest terrorism as a motive earlier today he said: ‘You would expect us in the current climate to consider all possibilities’. / Britain’s top anti-terror officer Mark Rowley said detectives had considered terrorist motive but now stabbings appear to be ‘triggered by mental health issues’. MI5 and MI6 have no record of killer being an extremist
* A 19-year-old Norwegian of Somali origin, who came to the UK in 2002, has been arrested on suspicion of murder after he stabbed six people in Russell Square at around 10.30pm last night.
Juxtapose these statements in the DailyMail report:
So many contradictions.
Then there is this unforgivably sanitized characterization of an historic tidbit:
‘a bus was destroyed’??? UGH! A much needed reminder….On 7/7 BBC: Hasib Hussain, 18, detonated his device on a double-decker bus in Tavistock Square killing 12 innocent passengers! [even this BBC article states 13 dead , which includes the terrorist who under no circumstances should be included as a victim]
“God save the queen”? Heaven help you all if your constabulary equates a Taser to be proportionate to deadly knife assaults.
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Thanks for reprinting that list. I wonder which is the name of the terrorist. As for the proportionality of the taser–it did the job of stopping him. It would have done so anywhere up to 6 minutes earlier, if the police had been there.
The police have confirmed he was not a mad Somali Muslim,but a mad Somali so we can all relax!
UKDailyStar: BREAKING: Major incident at Royal Liverpool Hospital as man attacked with machete
If the perp was white, the right-wing Nazi angle would be pushed. Muslim’s are now mentally ill unless they have an ISIS flag in their back pocket, Al Baghdadi on speaker phone while stabbing/shooting/driving over/beheading/raping/blowing up.
Indeed mental illness certainly may be a factor, as more than half are inbred.
Since he was a Norwegian, it’s more than likely he was influenced by Anders Breivik.
I don’t think so. He was born in Norway, but they moved to the UK in 2002. I haven;t been following this story – so close to 7/7 it makes me sick. However, subtract 14 years from his current age and you can see his formative years were spent far from Norway.
This ‘mental health’ attacker lives in south London. So why was he in an area in north London? Nothing to do with foreigners being there, an area where previous terrorists attacks were carried out. Random attack my foot.
Wow the police are doing a ‘great’ job with their investigations. Now being reported that the perpetrator was “a shy, quiet boy who was bullied at his London secondary school”.
There you have it, nothing to do with islam/muslim..blah, blah, blah…
Do they really want to use “mental illness” as the go-to cover story? So much for the de-stigmatization of mental illness. I guess they’re saying any one of us has the potential to go on a stab-a-thon. How “mental illness” is supposed to contribute to the idea of public safety I’m not sure. Either way, they are not denying there is a violent and unpredictable danger to the public. Once again, they would rather throw their own under the proverbial bus and protect the ideology of Islam. (If they really cared about the Muslims as people they’d do what they can to save them from their death cult)
Using “mental illness” is about as useful a descriptor as saying someone died of “physical illness”. Well, duh.
You’re right about the stigma around the subject, though. It a convenient catch-all term for “he was crazy”, wink-wink, nudge-nudge.
You, Anon_in_Canada, have obviously not been tamed by p.c. Oh wait. Did you know already that you’re not allowed to call The Death Cult by its real name? Is that why you’re Anon? No doubt your comment has broken several Canadian hate-speech laws in one go…but since you’re not breaking our rules re civility, fine by me.
I’m glad I didn’t break your rules. This place is a safe haven of ideas without the crassness some of the other alternative media sites.
I’m anonymous because I want to protect my exact location for the sake of my children. I also don’t want to inadvertently make public the lives of those around me without their permission.
Criticizing Islam isn’t officially a hate crime in Canada yet and I’m not in Quebec where there is a bill in process to get “islamophobia” made an official crime (Bill 59). With our Prime Minister it wouldn’t shock me if it did become one, though. Right now he is focusing on making “hate” against trans-genders a jail-able offence up to two years.
I really detest PC’ness. It’s not honest. I was raised in a Christian home and attended Christian schools from kindergarten through grade 12 so I guess it kept me out of the “system”. My church background is ana-baptist which is starting to go socialist so I no longer attend even though I’m still attending an Evangelical church (non-denominational). I do believe in being civil, however.
And I agree with your comment on “mental illness”. Such a joke. People with mental illnesses often still retain their moral agency. It’s such a wide umbrella. A jihadi may be mentally ill but his ideology is still morally culpable.
“The suspect emigrated from Norway to the UK in 2002, at the age of five, according to the Norwegian Embassy.”
Very interesting how it seems to take no time at all for a comprehensive mental health evaluation of these attackers that determines the presence of some unspecified “mental illness”.
But for some reason, determining whether there is any Islamic terrorism involved seems to require weeks of investigation.
There seems to be no problem jumping to one conclusion very quickly while the other seems nearly unreachable. Every single time.
Zakaria Bulhan is the name of the Somali suspect, according to Daily Mail
‘They’re a Muslim family, the mother always wore a full black burka.”
The mother probably, wears a chador.
Burka, most likely not, as burka is the Afghan islamic female uniform.
“The mother is really quiet. She always has her hijab on but she’s a very pleasant woman and speaks proper English’. ”
Widespread confusion about the different islamic uniforms, burka, hijab, chador, niqab, etc.
I give up and just call them all ‘tent’.
That just about covers it.
Does this killer have a father, somewhere, in UK, Norway, or Somalia? Or, elsewhere in Europe? In Kenya? Somaliland?
How does the mother earn her living?
How can she afford an apartment in London?
They live in a London council apartment.
Mother might be ‘single’ for welfare purposes and so as not to get caught by the polygamy laws. Pure speculation in this case, but it has been observed in others.
They do know how to live – well – off kuffar, don’t they.
Of course this was an Islamic terrorist attack! The British police and investigators need to have their mouths washed out with carbolic soap for telling downright lies! One classic I read elsewhere is that the perp. was either black skinned or white and chubby!
And I always thought Mr. Plod was so trustworthy!