This is a breaking story and details are sketchy. But it was clearly deliberate, contrary to the statement of the Mayor of Moscow — watch the video and see. And vehicular jihad is called for by ISIS and other jihad groups. The driver in this case is from Kyrgyzstan, a mainly Muslim ex-Soviet republic. And ISIS just called for attacks on the World Cup in Russia.
BREAKING: This appears to be a video of the taxi running over people in Moscow. pic.twitter.com/xO43tnMaXD
— Ryan Saavedra 🇺🇸 (@RealSaavedra) June 16, 2018
“Taxi plows into Moscow crowd including soccer fans, hurts eight,” by Jack Stubbs and Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber, Reuters, June 16, 2018:
MOSCOW (Reuters) – A taxi drove into a crowd of pedestrians near Moscow’s Red Square on Saturday, injuring eight people including two Mexicans in the city for the soccer World Cup which Russia is hosting, officials and eyewitnesses said.
The incident took place as residents and visiting soccer fans thronged the center of Moscow on a balmy summer evening.
Moscow’s traffic management authority said the taxi driver had a driver’s license issued in Kyrgyzstan, a mainly Muslim ex-Soviet republic. It cited the driver, who was in police custody, as saying he had not driven into the crowd on purpose.
Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said in a post on Twitter: “There was an unpleasant incident with a taxi. The driver lost control of the vehicle.”…
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