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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Muslims Disrupt Mourners at Munich Memorial With Shouts of ‘Allahu Akbar!’
Last week an 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald’s, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself. The gunman, later identified as David Ali Sonboly, reportedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” before the shooting began, according to the Daily Mail.
After the tragic massacre, a group of Germans gathered at the scene of the attack over the weekend to mourn together, only to be confronted with another disturbance.
The Italian news outlet Il Fatto Quotidiano released a video Sunday that captures the moment a group of Muslim men at the memorial shouted, “Allahu Akbar!” — the Islamic phrase often employed by jihadists that translates to, “God is the greatest.”
The Germans in attendance reacted angrily, yelling at the individuals who uttered the Islamic cry. Police on the scene diffused the situation, but tensions remained high. READ MORE