Sunday, 15 November 2015

ISIS Mentions Nigeria In Paris Shooting

On Friday, November 13, 2015, some gunmen and suicide bombers made French capital, Paris the cynosure of all eyes when they attacked and massacred 127 people at seven different locations.
The Islamic State group has mentioned Nigeria while claiming responsibility for the attacks by eight assailants who terrorized Paris leaving 127 people dead after a coordinated suicide bombings and shootings.

In its message, the terrorist group saying 'when you deploy forces in other to control the city...or dream to reclaim wilderness in the interior Nigeria or masters ...'

According to a tweet by Trac, the statements were credited to the ISIS blog and several 
Nigerians are concerned about the message.

The Islamic State yesterday mentioned nigeria in a statement it issued, claiming responsibility for coordinated attacks in different parts of paris by assailants numbering eight, which resulted in the death of 129 people, and left at least 352 injured.

In an online statement distributed by supporters on Saturday, isis said eight militants wearing explosive belts and armed with machine guns attacked precisely selected areas in the French capital.

Nothing elaborate was however said about nigeria, apart from a mention in a post on the terrorist group’s blog.

The statement, posted on isis’ blog, according to a tweet by, reads, “O people crusaders: when you deploy forces in order to control the city Saladin and dreaming of Mosul, Sinjar, Haul, Tikrit or Huwaijah or dreaming Mayadin or Jarablus or Karmah or Tel Abyad or Al Qaim or Darnah or dream to reclaim the wilderness in the interior nigeria or master ‘Asy’asy Sinai desert sand, then surel, WE just want ROME and paris Insyallah before before ANDALUSIA (UKK).”

With isis claiming responsibility for the paris attacks, investigation has moved beyond France as Belgian authorities made a number of arrests there in the first publicised apprehensions after Friday night’s bloodshed, a Belgian Justice Ministry spokeswoman said yesterday. Three people were reportedly arrested in Molenbeek district of Brussels in connection with the attacks.

France has vowed revenge for the attacks. President Francois Hollande deemed the shootings and bombings “an act of war.”

He said early Saturday, “We will lead the fight, and we will be ruthless.”

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