Sunday, June 21, 2015

Confiscate all cars. More car control! Toughen up car licensing! More car-free zones!

Mad Muslim uses a car to kill 3 and injure 34 in Austria.  Yesterday, President Obama gave a brief speech responding to the attack. “We don’t have all the facts, but we do know that once again innocent people were killed in part because somebody who wanted to inflict harm had no trouble getting their hands on a car.”

A four-year-old boy is reported to be one of three people killed after an SUV ploughed into a crowd of people in Graz, Austria.

Another 34 people were injured in the attack, with six - including two children - said to be in a serious condition.

Eyewitnesses say the driver rammed into crowds at up to 90mph before he got out and began randomly stabbing bystanders, which included the elderly and policemen.

The three victims killed in the attack have been described as a 28-year-old Austrian man, a 25-year-old woman and a four-year-old boy.

The woman and boy were both killed as the driver ploughed through crowds on the main Herrengasse shopping street before reaching the city's main square.

The National Police Director, Josef Klamminger, said the man, who is believed to be a 26-year-old Austrian truck driver, was suffering from 'psychosis' related to 'family problems'.

Police director Klamminger added that the man was under a restraining order keeping him away from the home of his wife and two children, after a domestic violence report was filed against him last month.

The driver did not resist when he was arrested by the police - who say he acted alone - and they have no reason to believe it was an act of terrorism.

The busy square was hosting an event relating to the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix which is being held 80km away, in the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, in Steiermark.

The city council released a statement which read: 'At 12pm there was an appalling incident in the centre of Graz, which has caused major alarm and left the city deeply shaken.' 

Provincial Governor Hermann Schuetzenhoefer said at least one of his injured victims is in a critical condition.

He added: 'We are shocked and dismayed... there is no explanation and no excuse for this attack.

'We have much to do to ensure cohesion in our community, which has clearly become difficult for many people.'

German-language website Krone reported that the man arrested by police is of Bosnian origin.


Apologies for the sarcasm in my heading and sub-heading above but the point is an important one.  I am of course deeply grieved at the senseless loss of life involved


Wireless.Phil said...

No mention he was muslim in the BBC article, just that he was mently unbalanced.
Fatal car crash on crowd in Austrian city of Graz

Wireless.Phil said...

Same thing happened in California.
1 dead, 7 injured

jonjayray said...

He is a Bosnian so likely to be Muslim
Not certain of course -- but when the media cover up so much one has to read between the lines

Wireless.Phil said...

I know Jon, I figured they were afraid to mention his race or religion as it might incite more hate crime.

Wireless.Phil said...

Politicians just don't get it.
Gun bans and gun laws don't stop the criminal!

Look at Australia, guns are banned.

gun crime in australia Google News search.

Gun found every two days in Melbourne's 'red zone'
June 18, 2015

Growing calls for Australian gun amnesty, as police raise concerns
ABC Local-Jun 18, 2015
He says gun crime has been on the rise for five years, and not just in Victoria. WADE NOONAN: It's a problem happening right across Australia

Police hunt after Perth armed robberies
Perth Now-3 hours ago
A man believed to have a gun demanded money from a staff member ... Anyone with information which could assist police should call Crime .