Islamic Group Claims Grenade Attack on British Consulate in New York
Dubai, 6 May (AKI) - Adnkronos International says the grenade
exposions at the British Consulate in New York have been claimed by a
little known Islamic group.
today, with the help of Allah, we placed two explosive devices in the
heart of the enemy of Islam and of Muslims," the group proclaimed. In
a statement published via the Internet, the group said the attack
was "the start of war inside America".
A little known group known as the Soldiers of Levant (Jund al-Sham)
has claimed responsibility for Thursday's explosions outside the
British Consulate in New York. In a statement published via the
Internet, the group said the attack was "the start of war inside
America". No-one was injured in the pre-dawn blasts which shattered
windows at the consulate. Soldiers of Levant claimed responsibility
for a fire several weeks ago at an oil rig in Texas.
"At dawn today, with the help of Allah, we placed two explosive
devices in the heart of the enemy of Islam and of Muslims," the group
"America has already been hit by the Texas operation but despite this
it maintains that that was not the work of mujahadeen. Today we
announce the start of a war within and outside America and we will
not hesitate at attacking festivities and cafes and hotels and
There was also a threat to the United Kingdom - the New York blasts
occured as British voters were going to the polls in general
"As for you Great Britain, this was a special operation and a clear
messages for you and the American people. None of you will be spared.
We have already prepared for you the sword and if Allah wishes we
will call on all the cells in America and start the battle."
The point is that the Muslims generally consider America to be the
land of the enemy. So when will America and the West do a reality
check and consider Islam and Muslim to be their enemy and be in touch
with ground realities?
Story Credits: ADNKI