Friday, 20 January 2017

BREAKING! (Muslim?) Car Jihad killing 3, injuring 20 in Melbourne, Australia.

Victoria’s Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton has confirmed the driver of the vehicle that “intentionally” ploughed into pedestrians in Melbourne’s CBD is a 26-year-old known to police. Eyewitness claims he was yelling “Allahu Akbar.

The Mercury  (h/t Marina and others) It comes as a Victoria Police statement confirmed among the three dead including a 10-year-old child. Police confirmed the death toll, and confirmed 15 more were injured by the car, including four children, after the man deliberately targeted people at Bourke Street Mall, one of the main streets of Melbourne’s Central Business District.

One child was so badly injured that “police ended up taking that child to hospital in the police car because we couldn’t wait for the ambulance to arrive, such was the condition of the child”, Mr Ashton said.

“This individual is not related to any counter-terrorism or any terrorism-related activities. He is not on our books as having any connection with terrorism and we’re not regarding this as a terrorism-related incident,” Mr Ashton said.

The following information is not yet confirmed

NAME OF DRIVER: Dimitrious Gargasoulas (below), who refers to himself as “Greek Islamic Kurdish”

(NOT terrorism?– when it’s the same kind of car jihad attacks we’ve seen in several Western cities in the past few months)

A police statement said the incident is linked to a stabbing in Windsor earlier on Friday morning. “Following this incident, it is alleged the same man took a woman, who is known to him, hostage in his car,” the police statement said. 

“What we do know of the person is there is an extensive family violence history involved. He has come to our attention on many occasions in the past. “We have ‘mental health’ and drug-related issues in the background of this particular person. He has been coming to our attention more recently over recent days in relation to assaults, family violence-related assaults.”