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Van attack at Finsbury park mosque.

Discussion in 'off topic' started by Philim, Jun 19, 2017.

  1. Philim

    Philim pfm Member

    About 7 injured.
     
  2. notaclue

    notaclue pfm Member

  3. deanf

    deanf pfm Member

  4. davidsrsb

    davidsrsb pfm Member

    EDL/UKIP terrorist then

    One confirmed death
     
  5. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

  6. fay spook

    fay spook pfm Member

    Blinking madness. If the idiot who did this thinks it will achieve anything.......

    As ever, it's just ordinary people going about their business who are suffering. I see there's reports of one death. Appalling as that is at least there isn't another large death toll.

    F-ing nutters. I hope this is an isolated attack.
     
  7. farfromthesun

    farfromthesun pfm Member

    I am glad he was arrested, send him down forever.
     
  8. linnfomaniac83

    linnfomaniac83 I bet you can’t wheelie a unicycle!

    Looks that way doesn't it... only it'll get labelled as a "revenge" attack if it is one of their lot.
     
  9. merlin

    merlin Avatar changed - Town names deemed offensive.

    BBC Headline.

    Where's your ****ing consistency?

    Terrorism.
     
  10. fay spook

    fay spook pfm Member

    And some worry more about a BBC headlines rather than the content of the article - I'm sure the headlines will change- than concern over the poor victims. What a perspective.
     
  11. kendo

    kendo gloominati

    I know where you're coming from Merlin but at least they quoted - Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the attack is being treated by the police "as a terrorist incident."
     
  12. merlin

    merlin Avatar changed - Town names deemed offensive.

    Headlines set agendas Fay.

    Why should I keep grieving for victims? Why not use that time trying to save others?
     
  13. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    Will the DM have the neck this time to spin it as they did with Thomas Mair? "Mental health issues, helped his neighbours, pushed beyond his limits, worried sick he was going to lose his home because the council were going to use it to house immigrant family"?
     
  14. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    Sky are describing it as a terror incident. The police are describing it as a terrorist incident.

    The restraint of the Muslim community in restraining/detaining the terrorist until police arrived deserves much respect. They appear to have handled this with great control and dignity.

    I only hope that after this and the terrorist murder of Jo Cox we as a society look a little more closely as to how these idiots become radicalised in our midst.
     
  15. merlin

    merlin Avatar changed - Town names deemed offensive.

    I would imagine that mental health will be involved somewhere along the line and the public should be asking questions about the continued cuts in mental health support services within the NHS. Referrals have risen by 20% in recent years and the government has responded by cutting the budget by 10%.....
     
  16. richgilb

    richgilb I'd have voted out lol....

    I don't think it is appropriate to link parties like that, however unpleasant they are, to murderers / terrorists. It doesn't really help, does it.
     
  17. richgilb

    richgilb I'd have voted out lol....

    Radio 4 are describing it as terror. Maybe too much BBC bashing these days?
     
  18. linnfomaniac83

    linnfomaniac83 I bet you can’t wheelie a unicycle!

    Cuts to our NHS and policing have a lot to answer for, they need reversing now.
     
  19. Barrymagrec

    Barrymagrec pfm Member

    Spot on.
     
  20. merlin

    merlin Avatar changed - Town names deemed offensive.

    The quote was from the BBC at the time. No mention of the word "attack" or "terrorism" or "suspected terrorist". I felt that was inconsistent with what I have seen when Islamists have been responsible for atrocities. I could be wrong as my memory is shot but it was an instinctive reaction.
     

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