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London assailant hardcore djihadist

A man and a woman were killed and three pedastrians were stabbed on London Bridge on November 29. Police are still working to identify those who died.

The assailant in a fake suicide vest,carrying out the attack was named by police as 28-year-old Usman Khan, who was out of prison on licence at the time, having been convicted for terrorism offences in 2012.

Neil Basu, Scotland Yard’s assistant commissioner, said that Khan was “known to authorities” after being convicted in 2012. He had also been fitted with an electronic tag to monitor his movement since being released from prison on licence in December 2018, The Times newspaper reported.

Khan, who was from Stoke-on-Trent, in 2010 was arrested in a major counterterrorism operation, alongside eight others who had formed an al-Qaeda-inspired terror cell.
Khan was shot dead by police after members of the public restrained him. Passersby were widely praised by political leaders and others for showing “extreme courage”.

Police are carrying out searches at an address in Staffordshire where Khan had been living.

This morning, a police search believed to be linked to the London Bridge investigation is being carried out at a three-storey block of flats in Wolverhampton Road, Stafford, close to the town centre.

ALERT: The Hague assaillant at large

Dutch police is looking for suspect of The Hague stabbing a shop next to Grote Markt area, the historic center of the city. Police ask to avoid the area and be vigilant.

Police are searching for a man aged between 45 and 50, wearing a grey jogging tracksuit, who they believe may be behind the attack. 

Images on social media showed emergency services at the scene amid crowds of Black Friday shoppers.

The condition of those injured and the motive for the attack remain unclear.

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The assailant of The Hague stabbing incident is still at large, Dutch public TV channel NOS reported.

Stabbing incident in The Hague

The are reports of people stabbed in a knife attack at a department store in a busy shopping street in The Hague, Dutch police say.

Police are searching for a man aged between 45 and 50, wearing a grey jogging tracksuit, who they believe may be behind the attack. Images on social media showed emergency services at the scene amid shoppers crowds of Black Friday.

The incident happened at the Hudson’s Bay store in the city’s historic Grote Markt or main market square area, local reports say.

Video posted to social media showed dozens of shoppers running in the busy shopping street.
At present there is no information about the number of injured and their condidtion released.
Police ask to stay vigilent, and avoid the area of the Grote Markt.

Dutch police has announced they “stopped reporting” on Twitter on stabbing incident, but the investigation would take its cause.

Oslo ambulance attack

An armed man stole an ambulance, drove away and hit some people. We got him now,” a police spokesperson said.

The largest national newspaper Aftenposten published a photo showing a man, wearing green trousers, lying next to the vehicle surrounded by police officers.

A witness told the newspaper that he saw “the ambulance driving at high speed toward me … and right behind a police car.”

The assaillant injured three people including two babies when he drove off and hit a family, Norwegian police and hospital officials have said.

Two babies were injured after the hijacked ambulance hit a family. They are twins, seven months old, and they are being treated,the University hospital spokesman said.

Police officers are searching for a second suspect, a woman, over the theft of the ambulance. They also underlined that nothing indicates it was a terrorist attack: an armed man stole an ambulance and attempted to drive away.

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Some people who escaped the ambulance wheels were also taken to hospital for treatment from psychological trauma. There was elderly couple who run away, who also were hospitalised.

Oslo police did not reveal the identity and origin of the assimilant.

Modern Tate incident caused by “schizophrenia”

The teenager charged with pushing a six-year-old French tourist boy off a balcony at the Tate Modern Gallery was a “schizophrenia” patient who had escaped from his carers, British authorities said.

The suspect of the crime reportedly stayed at a ‘secure home’ and was only allowed to leave with at least two minders accompanying him. The identity of the 17 year old culprit is protected by UK laws.

Metropolitan Police have arrested the suspect on August 4 after the boy, a French tourist, was thrown from the 10th floor of the London art gallery and landed on a fifth-floor roof, where he was found seriously injured and taken to a hospital by helicopter.  The child is in critical condition, and the medics refuse to make any prognostic.

The injured boy remains in a stable, but critical condition in hospital with his family, who continue to be supported by officers,” the Metropolitan Police said.

It is the second incident of the same type in a week in Europe caused by mentally unstable individuals. A boy in Frankfort  central station was pushed under the train by an Eritrean migrant from Switzerland at large. The mother of the victim, also pushed down, miraculously escaped the wheels rolling into passage between the rails.

Circus tiger attacked intruder

A Georgian (25) national was badly injured by a tiger when breaking into an enclosure at the Lidia Togni circus, which is currently in Reggio Calabria,  ANSA news agency reported. According to local officials the naked intruder has been in a confused state and may have taken drugs. The animal almost ripped off his arm, the the same sources said. The Georgian is now in the intensive-care ward of the city’s Riuniti hospital. He is not thought to be in a life-threatening condition. The surgeons could not save his hand, and it was amputated, that cause frustration and anger of the patient when he woke up from anesthesia. He started to threaten staff with knife, and attempted to flee the hospital. Police was called to resolve the incident.

Ban on animals in circus voted November 2017 changed the rules for shows, and at present Italy has implemented phasing out all animals used in circuses according to Ministerial decree. In hundred circuses in Italy about 2,000 animals were forced to perform, and now they are expecting to be relocated.

Marseille: killed and injured in car attack

At least one woman has been killed and another seriously injured after a van crashed into two bus shelters #Marseille, France.

Police advised the public to avoid the Old Port area where the driver of the Renault Master, a 35-year-old man, known to police, was arrested.

The driver first hit a bus shelter around 8:15am in the 13th arrondissement, before hitting a second bus shelter an hour later in the 11th arrondissement, several miles south.

On contrary to reports of citizens journalists in social media, the French authorities have not qualified the incident as a terrorist act so far.

French media reports say the driver was known to police for minor crimes and has psychological problems. A Marseille police official said it is too early to blame the incident on terrorism, but “given the times” it cannot be excluded as a motive.

Paris restaurant set ablaze with Molotov

The French police have not stepped forward with a statement so far to clarigy the incident with Molotov cocktail, leaving 12 injured.
Three restaruant visitors suffered severe burns and had to be airlifted to hospital after the fire broke out in a restaurant in Paris,  the northern suburb of Aubervilliers at 8.30pm on Sunday night, 11.06.2017.

Reportedly, twelve people including six police have been injured after a Molotov cocktail exploded in a restaurant in Paris.

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Even is not qualified as a terrorist act, the incident will contribute to decline of tourism to Paris.