(WASHINGTON TIMES) Two weeks before the massacre in Nice, a French-speaking fighter for the Islamic State went on social media to urge Muslims in France to “go get a truck” and kill infidels.
That is exactly what Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel did on July 14, taking a rented truck and plowing through a mass of people watching fireworks on Bastille Day on the Riviera. He killed 84 people.
The Islamic State, known as ISIL and ISIS, has taken credit for radicalizing Bouhlel in one of its signature style attacks: convince a “lone wolf” to commit mass murder and become a martyr, as happened in Orlando, Fla., nightclub massacre.
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