ISIS is employing its new English magazine, Rumiyah, to inspire ‘martyrdom’, indicating that the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade might be an “excellent target.’’ The latest edition of the terrorist group’s magazine incorporates specific instructions for utilizing trucks as weapons of mass destruction. “The method of such an attack is that a vehicle is plunged at a high speed into a large congregation of (non-believers), smashing their bodies with the vehicle’s strong outer frame while advancing forward – crushing their heads, torsos, and limbs under the vehicle’s wheels and chassis – and leaving behind a trail of carnage,” states the disturbing content.
ISIS lauded the implement of a vehicle as the ideal weapon because it would seldom arouse suspicion, is affordable and quickly accessible and anyone can utilize it inflict more harm than an expert military fighter, as noted by the NY Post.
“Though being an essential part of modern life, very few actually comprehend the deadly and destructive capability of the motor vehicle and its capacity of reaping large numbers of casualties if used in a premeditated manner, ” the article stated.
The publication was developed as a call to action for lone wolves. The content lauded Salmene Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, who wiped out 86 people and over 400 innocent bystanders this past summer, when he rammed his truck into celebrators at the Bastille Day attack, in Nice, France.
NYPD officials attempted to assuage the threat, inviting New Yorkers to attend and saying that the department was well equipped for the upcoming 2½- mile parade, with a force which includes biohazard surveillance and trained dogs to sniff out explosives in the masses. As part of the NYPD’s Nexis program, subsequent the truck-based strike in Nice, the police department been to 135 truck rental locations in the metro area, and educated them on warning indicators and behavior to look out for, as per AM NY.
“We live in a world where you have terrorist organizations like ISIL and Al-Qaeda that pose credible threats, we live in a city that has been a repeated target of terrorist attacks and attempts, and by-and-large … we have managed to uncover, prevent, and stop those attacks,” stated NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and Counterterrorism John Miller.
Federal agents also did not appear exceedingly vexed and stated that the calls by Isis were nothing new and that they had not acquired credible information about any specified threat. “The fact is, they have lost territory, key leaders and their resolve is fractured. New York City’s biggest threat is lone wolves – not direct ISIS,” a federal law enforcement official explained to The Post.
Police are reinforcing security for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade through New York City after ISIS urged its supporters in the West to use rented trucks in attacks similar to the operation that killed 86 people this summer in France. Police plan to station sand-filled trucks and concrete barriers as blockades all around the parade route to stop trucks, authorities told NBC News, after the appeared last weekend in the terrorist organization’s English-language magazine, which called the parade “an excellent target.” About 3.5 million people are expected to line the parade’s 2½-mile route on Nov.
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