US News "A miracle that I'm alive": the hero of the Liverpool attack comes out of the silence

19:55  21 november  2021
19:55  21 november  2021 Source:   leparisien.fr

13-November: In full trial, very symbolic commemorations succeed one another

 13-November: In full trial, very symbolic commemorations succeed one another © Copyright 2021, the Obs six years after the horror, several tributes were returned Saturday by the authorities in Paris and Saint-Denis to commemorate the Attacks of 13-November, in a highly symbolic atmosphere, at the time the trial experiences victims and shapes the collective memory of these attacks.

Dimanche dernier, le chauffeur de taxi a pu prendre la fuite après avoir enfermé un passager suspect dans son véhicule, avant que celui-ci ne se fasse exploser. CCTV/via REUTERS © CCTV last Sunday, the taxi driver was able to flee after locked a suspect passenger in his vehicle, before that he is not exploded. CCTV / VIA REUTERS The word of a man erected in heroes in the UK was expected. The taxi driver who survived at the Liverpool attack a week ago, whose author died in the explosion, said Sunday it is a "miracle" that he did not have been killed. The video surveillance images show David Perry, ranging, leaving his vehicle just after his explosion in front of the Maternity of Liverpool (northern England) last Sunday. Slightly injured, he was briefly hospitalized. He had locked this man with suspicious behavior in his vehicle. The mayor of Liverpool A greeted "the heroic efforts" of the taxi driver who "managed to avoid what could have been an absolutely horrible disaster at the hospital" of the city, in the car park of which the taxi exploded Sunday latest. "It is a miracle that I am alive," the driver said in a statement transmitted by the police, in which he expresses his relief that "no one else was injured" by this "evil act". An attack prepared for seven months "I now need time to accept what happened and focus on my healing, both mental and physical," he added at his first public statement . The Emad al Swealmeen bomb, 32 years old, of Iraqi origin, exploded as it was as a passenger in the taxi in front of the health facility, at the time of the commemorations of the victims of wars. The British police consider in the state that it is a terrorist act, even if according to the media, no ideological motif has been for the identified time. He had prepared his attack since "at least" seven months, indicated Wednesday the British police, revealing that he had begun to buy "essential" components at his hit in April. The investigation made it possible to establish that EEMAD AL SWALMEEN, a dismissed asylum seeker who had converted to Christianity, had prepared his attack "at least" since he had rented housing in April, according to the police. According to British media, investigators think that Liverpool 's explosive gear has been "manufactured" by this taxi passenger, killed by deflating. Its motivations, however, remain to be determined. After this attack, the United Kingdom noted on Monday to "serious" the level of the terrorist threat on the British soil, one month after the murder on 15 October of the deputy David Amess during a parliamentary permanence to about 60 kilometers of kilometers. London.

New Shebab Attack in Mogadishu: Eight Dead .
© AFP H ITU People were killed Thursday and more than a dozen wounded by the explosion of a car trapped near a school of the Somali capital Mogadishi, claimed by the Jihadist Group of Shebab, announced security services. "Eight civilians were killed and 17 wounded in the explosion," said Abdative Adan, a spokesman for the Somali police, in a brief press release that does not provide any other details.

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