He was on a watchlist. Why even have a watchlist if no one is actually watching?
When are we going to start hearing that this Muslim was mentally ill?
When are French officials going to wake up to what is happening? Or do they know full well, and not care, because there will inevitably be a few bumps on the road to globalization and glorious multicultural harmony?
And what will Pope Francis and the Catholic bishops do in the wake of this attempt to blow up Notre Dame cathedral? Better step up the “dialogue,” fellas, it doesn’t seem to be working!
Car packed with explosive gas cylinders is found outside Paris’s Notre Dame cathedral as police arrest ‘radicalised’ vehicle owner,” by Julian Robinson, MailOnline, September 7, 2016:
The ‘radicalised’ owner of a car found packed with gas cylinders close to Notre Dame cathedral has been arrested, police have revealed.
The vehicle, a Peugeot 607 without a licence plate, was found with its hazard lights flashing close to the landmark building in the heart of the French capital.
Documents with writing in Arabic were also found in the car.
Police say the car’s owner, who is now in custody, is on an intelligence services watchlist of people suspected of religious radicalisation.
One of the seven canisters inside was empty when police found the abandoned vehicle parked on a Seine riverside stretch called the Quai de Montebello in the fifth arrondissement of Paris last Saturday night.
A police official revealed today: ‘We think he may have been trying to carry out a test-run.’
The cylinders were not thought to have been connected to detonator.
There are reports in France that two people have been arrested. The car’s owner and an associate, both known to police, were arrested on Tuesday, police said, and anti-terror prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation.
The mysterious car had no number plate, but investigators have spent the past four days raiding the homes of anybody who might be linked to it…