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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Artemis » Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:29 am

Shooting in a mosque in Quebec City last night. :nyrexall:

Five things to know about the Quebec City mosque shooting as of noon today 30.01.17:

-Six men between the ages of 35 and 70 are confirmed dead

-Two men were taken into custody Monday night but police now say one is merely a witness to the shooting. Police say they do not believe there are other suspects.

-Five victims remain in hospital, two in serious condition. All are expected to survive.

-PM Justin Trudeau called the shooting an act of terrorism.

-Donald Trump has spoken with PM Trudeau, expressing his condolences and offering assistance.
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Pandemonium » Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:24 am

Artemis wrote:Shooting in a mosque in Quebec City last night. :nyrexall:

Five things to know about the Quebec City mosque shooting as of noon today 30.01.17:

-Six men between the ages of 35 and 70 are confirmed dead

-Two men were taken into custody Monday night but police now say one is merely a witness to the shooting. Police say they do not believe there are other suspects.

-Five victims remain in hospital, two in serious condition. All are expected to survive.

-PM Justin Trudeau called the shooting an act of terrorism.

-Donald Trump has spoken with PM Trudeau, expressing his condolences and offering assistance.


There are some very strange things in regards to this attack last night. The two shooters wore ski masks when they shot up the place and went to great lengths to conceal their identities although they supposedly shouted "Alah Akbar" as they carried out the attack. One of the suspected shooters quickly turned himself in and expressed "regret" for his actions which seems really odd.

It's been speculated that this may either be retaliation if some in the Mosque were working with law enforcement or that it may be a Sunni vs Shia conflict starting to spill into Western countries. At least for now, it doesn't appear to be a predictable "Anti-Muslim" Nationalistic style hate crime.
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Pandemonium » Mon Jan 30, 2017 9:08 pm

Turns out the shooter is a young white male, far right Canadian Nationalist. The confusion originated because the person that called police and was first detained was a Moroccan Muslim who was in the mosque.
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Mescal » Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:44 pm

Pandemonium wrote:Turns out the shooter is a young white male, far right Canadian Nationalist. The confusion originated because the person that called police and was first detained was a Moroccan Muslim who was in the mosque.


So, if you do the right thing, but are Moroccon, you might get detained. That's kinda disturbing
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Hype » Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:16 am

Quebec is a weird place. It's always been split about 50-50 sovereigntists / Canadian-loyalists. But this is deceptive -- Montreal is the largest city and also the most Anglophile/Anglophone. Outside of Montreal, it's almost entirely separatist, or, if not separatist, still very Quebecois-centric. People in small towns in Quebec don't see people from other countries, let alone other religions. They see everything outside of their traditions as a threat to their existence, to the point of engaging in terrorism (back in the 70s, anyway). So it's not surprising that young male Quebeckers would buy into this shit. It is surprising that one would manage to go and shoot up a mosque, because of the way our gun laws work... but there it is.
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Bandit72 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:17 am

Someone (possibly from the religion of peace) has driven at high speed along Westminster Bridge. 1 women dead, many injured. 1 attacker dead.
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Pandemonium » Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:01 pm

Bandit72 wrote:Someone (possibly from the religion of peace) has driven at high speed along Westminster Bridge. 1 women dead, many injured. 1 attacker dead.


Upped to 4 dead including the cop this guy stabbed.

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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Bandit72 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:41 am

40 injured too, 7 life changing.
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby guysmiley » Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:12 am

:sad:
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Bandit72 » Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:58 am

Great to see fans German and French fans accomodating each other after last nights postponed game.

Incidents like last nights bombing seem to be happening more and more frequently in Europe :sad:

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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby sinep » Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:03 pm

ew... all of the people in those pictures look so European. Please tone it down a little.
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Artemis » Mon May 22, 2017 6:01 pm

:sad:

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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Larry B. » Mon May 22, 2017 6:55 pm

Awful stuff.
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby crater » Mon May 22, 2017 7:24 pm

It's so depressing :no:
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Squee » Tue May 23, 2017 1:09 am

:nyrexall:
just awful. I can imagine a lot of young kids there. Now traumatized.

These days I cannot even think of going to a movie or a concert without at least one thought about something terrible happening.
Always looking for exits the minute I walk in. Right when one starts to relax about it a little- it happens again somewhere.
Even at work I worry about disgruntled employees or customers, and what my escape plan would be.
Hating all the BAD SHIT in the world.
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Bandit72 » Wed May 24, 2017 1:17 am

Squee wrote:just awful. I can imagine a lot of young kids there. Now traumatized.


I was thinking about this too. Not just children and adults who have witnessed things first hand, but everyone else who witnessed the mass panic, noise and first responders.

I guess some will outgrow the fear, and some will be scarred for life. Intelligence are saying that another attack is imminent so our terror level is now at critical and we are now in the process of possibly having military on the streets in key places. What is a 'key' place? And again there are ideas being thrown around (not by right wing fascists either) of deporting the known 3,000 who are on the suspected watch list with one of the main arguments I heard on the radio this morning being "I would rather include a few innocent suspects being deported than have to pick up dead children off the floor"

I'm going to see GnR at the London stadium in a few weeks which I'm not overly concerned about but it's still in the back of my mind. Ricky Gervais wrote "Remember, a fundamentalist terrorist is just someone who takes the crazy, evil, mental shit in their guide book seriously." Again, another topic, but an extremely important one.
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Artemis » Sat Jun 03, 2017 3:37 pm

Another incident in the UK...London. :no:

Van hits pedestrians and knife attack. The story is still unfolding...
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby nausearockpig » Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:47 pm

Yeah what the fuck man..
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Bandit72 » Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:32 am

Getting tired of all of this now. Tired of the over zealous news coverage, tired of the hate, tired of the pray slogans. We'll be having music concerts every month at this rate....

Depressing.
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Re: BAD SHIT Thread

Postby Pandemonium » Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:34 am

CNN reporter and crew filmed staging a made up story about an Islamic "Peace Group" the day after the attack. Apparently, the CNN crew gathered up a number of Islamic looking people, gave them anti-ISIS/Terrorism signs and trucked them to several parts of London and staged these pretend "rallies" after the latest attack Friday.

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