Car ‘deliberately’ driven into pizzeria outside Paris, killing child

Car ‘deliberately’ driven into pizzeria outside Paris, killing child
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The quotes around deliberately are suggested by the headline at The Guardian, which reports:

A 13-year-old girl has been killed and at least five people injured after a car ploughed into the outdoor terrace of a pizza restaurant in a town east of Paris, French police have said.

Police said the BMW was “deliberately” used to attack the restaurant in a shopping centre at Sept-Sorts, in the Seine-et-Marne region east of Paris.

An official with the national gendarme service said the driver was arrested soon after the incident on Monday in the town of Sept-Sorts.


A security official said there is no evidence of a political or Islamic extremist motive. [Emphasis added]

There is no evidence, though radical Islam’s fingerprints are all over this one. Motor vehicles are increasingly becoming their weapon of choice for small-scale attacks on civilians. Witness the attack on London Bridge in June or last year’s attack in Nice on Bastille Day, when a 19-ton cargo truck was driven into a crowd of celebrants, killing 86 and injuring 458 others.

Of course, the Left doesn’t want to rush to judgment until all the facts are in. After all, who knows — they might get lucky. The driver may turn out to be one of Donald Trump’s neo-Nazi pals.

This is a developing story. Updates will be added as new information becomes available.

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.


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