AQIM Heeds ISIS Call Kidnaps French Citizen
French tourist was kidnapped on Monday in northern Algeria, Al Hadath television and news agencies reported, hours after the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) urged its followers to attack citizens of France and other countries who joined a military campaign against it. The man, aged 55, was seized by on Sunday evening as he was trekking in the Tizi Ouzou region of Kabylie, where al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has carried out deadly attacks this year.The video is here. Thanks to Switched.
Posted by: shadowman at September 22, 2014 03:46 PM
A bunch of months ago, I channel surfed into a PBS documentary program entitled "Held Hostage". It was about the Islamaniacs' attack on an oil refinery in southern Algeria. The government promptly called out its anti-terrorist brigade and the filmmaker thought it important to make mention that the commanding general's "nom de guerre" was "The Eradicator".
Here's hoping he's still on the job.
Posted by: 11B40 at September 22, 2014 07:15 PM
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