This is the new “diverse” Europe. The stabber was a Sunni Muslim and he was targeting the Shi’ite Iranian embassy. These battles have been fought in Muslim lands for centuries. Now they have come to Europe. There will be much, much more of this.
A senior Austrian security official says the man who was shot dead over the weekend after stabbing a soldier outside the Iranian ambassador’s residence in Vienna “clearly had sympathy for political Islam.”
Michaela Kardeis, head of public security, told a news conference on March 13 that for now there were no more details about the 26-year-old assailant’s background or possible motives….
Meanwhile, the Defense Ministry said that during his Austrian military service in 2012 the man was registered as a devout Muslim.
The Vienna-born man of Egyptian origin, named by police as Mohamed E., attacked the soldier outside the Iranian envoy’s residence late on March 11, stabbing him several times with a knife….
The Kurier newspaper reported that the man, who lived with his parents in a working-class area of Vienna, followed a German Salafist preacher on Facebook.
He was also a fan of a Facebook group that agitated for the “release of Sunni prisoners” in mostly Shi’ite Iran, it reported….
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