Monday, July 12, 2010
Al-Shabaab Bombers Kill More Than 60 World Cup Soccer Fans With 3 Synchronized Attacks in Uganda Capital.
KAMPALA, Uganda — At least 64 people were killed when bombs exploded Sunday in a synchronized attack on large gatherings of World Cup soccer fans watching the televised final on outdoor screens in this normally peaceful capital, police officials said on Monday. President Yoweri Museveni visited the bomb sites Monday morning and condemned the attacks, calling the terrorists “backwards and cowardly.”
The 3 bombs exploded at 10:30 p.m. local time in the middle of the match between Spain and the Netherlands under way in South Africa, with at least three explosions (classic al-qaeda attack using 3 bombs) hitting a popular Ethiopian garden restaurant and a large rugby field in a different Kampala neighborhood where hundreds of people had massed to watch the game. More than 70 people were injured.
If they want to fight they should find soldiers, not attack people who are just enjoying themselves,” he said. “We shall look for them and get them, wherever they are.” Police officials said they had not ruled out suicide bombers in the attack and roads throughout Kampala were closed off as American and Ugandan security officers inspected the sites.
Ugandan police officials said they suspected that the Al-Shabaab, a militant Islamic group in nearby Somalia, might have been behind the bombings. If so, it would be that group’s first attack outside Somalia. The Al-Shabab, one of the more fearsome militias vying for power in Somalia, ban music, dancing and sports, have links to Al Qaeda and have repeatedly threatened targets in Uganda as well as in Burundi because both countries contribute to the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia, a lawless nation in the Horn of Africa, more from this source........
Private investigator Bill Warner says Daphne terror suspect linked to Al-Shabaab jihadist Web site. A Web site used by a Somali jihadist group that has been tied to a suspected terrorist from Daphne was hosted by an Internet company based in the United States, according to a private investigator.
Bill Warner, an investigator from Sarasota, Fla., who tried to shut down a number of Web sites linked to extremist groups, said he first targeted an al-Shabaab Web site in May 2008 after the U.S. government labeled it a terrorist organization.
Dotster Inc. of Vancouver, Wash., took the Web site down in January, Bill Warner said, after an order from the federal government.
Bill Warner said he has run a detective agency for 15 years and has been trying to shut down terrorist Web sites — on his own time without pay — since 2003.
When watching an April 2007 al-Shabaab Web posting, Bill Warner said, he was particularly intrigued by one of the men on the Web site, a fair-skinned man, who stood apart from the Somali fighters.
That man went by the name Abu Mansour al-Amriki. Fox News reported last week that his true identity is Omar Hammami and that he faces a secret indictment in Mobile's federal court on a charge of providing material support to terrorists.
Hammami, 25, attended Daphne High School and the University of South Alabama. Warner said news reports of Hammami's past as a computer science student confirmed his suspicions that al-Amriki had provided technical assistance to al-Shabaab.
"At that time, I suspected he was involved with setting up the Web site," Bill Warner said. "It appears Omar, with his background, is the perfect guy to set this up for them." more from this source......
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