Islamic State Guided Women in Paris Terrorist Plan

(Wall Street Journal) Matthew Dalton and Noemie Bisserbe - Islamic State militants in Syria directed a group of women who gathered materials for a car bomb left near Notre Dame Cathedral, French prosecutors said Friday. Three radicalized women were detained Thursday after a violent clash with police, in which two officers were stabbed. "The young women were remotely controlled by individuals located in Syria within the ranks of the terrorist organization Daesh [Islamic State]," said Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins. One had a note that read: "Answering Abu Mohammed al-Adnani's call, I attack you on your land to strike your minds and terrorize you." Adnani, chief spokesman for Islamic State, was killed in Syria last month.

2016-09-12 00:00:00

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