(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) The State Department could not confirm whether the Islamic State was behind bloody terrorist attacks that rocked three continents Friday, though the extremists themselves celebrated the attacks across Twitter.
Spokesperson John Kirby cited the newness of the attacks while explaining that the State Department cannot answer whether the terrorist group was involved or coordinated Friday's gruesome spate of attacks.
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Islamic State supporters lacked the State Department's reticence, gleefully trumpeting the attacks with a hashtag celebrating "Bloody Friday," reported Vocativ. "This Friday is a holiday for the Muslims," one Islamic State supporter wrote.