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173 suicide bombers expected in Europe


On 27 May 2017, Interpol has sent to every single European police force a list, drawn up by the US Intelligence Services, of 173 members of Daesh.

According to the Guardian (the journalistic source for this information), the United States thinks it has identified a number of jihadists (European sourced), that Isis has trained to carry out suicide attacks in their country of origin.

To justify possessing this information, the United States guarantees that it had access to credible sources that would have consulted Daesh’s records. Furthermore, the United States claim that this Daesh suicide bomber service would have been created in a spirit of revenge, anticipating its forthcoming defeats in the Middle East. At the end of the day, in contrast to the list of names, these explanations bear little weight when it comes to secret services communications.

Europe given list of potential suicide killers. Interpol fears 173 Isis fighters have been trained to stage attacks on west”, Lorenzo Tondo & Patrick Wintour, The Guardian, July 22, 2017.

Anoosha Boralessa

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