Thursday, December 14, 2017

Attacker of Jewish restaurant was trained in Syria

The man who attacked a Jewish restaurant in Amsterdam last Thursday is a 29 year old asylum seeker from Syria.  He revealed  that he received training in the use of weapons in Syria as well as  experience in fighting.  When asked by the police whether he was willing to use violence again he initially said yes.  Later, he explained that he would not do that in the Netherlands. According to a newspaper report the attacker has been living in Amsterdam for several years. Two days after the took place, he was released according to the recommendation of the police.

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