German Authorities Now Think The Shooter That Killed Two U.S. Troops Is An Islamic Terrorist

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The man that killed two U.S. soldiers and injured two others is now suspected to be an Islamic terrorist, according to Der Spiegel.The attack, which occurred yesterday at Frankfurt airport, saw the man step onto a bus carrying U.S. servicemen and open fire. There are now concerns there might be further attacks.

From Der Spiegel:

SPIEGEL ONLINE has learned from sources in German security forces and from the US authorities that there is now substantial evidence linking the attacker to Islamist groups in Germany. In the US, there are fears that the man could be part of a terrorist cell which may now be planning further attacks on American targets in Germany. Sources in the Pentagon expressed great concern about the incident.

A Facebook page linked to the attacker also suggests he was an Islamic terrorist and witnesses say he yelled “Allahu Akhba” before the attack.

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