Manhunt for ‘radical Islamic terrorist’ amid fears Rome subway could be hit

Manhunt for ‘radical Islamic terrorist’ amid fears Rome subway could be hit

[Ed. – Religion of peace]

A suspected radical Islamic terrorist from Tunisia is at the centre of an urgent manhunt amid fears he could be set to strike in Rome.

Italian media reported last night (SAT) that the military had been ordered to search 42-year-old Mathlouthi Atef, who has been identified as a possible bomber.

The alarm was raised after Italian embassy staff received an anonymous letter, thought to be reliable, which claimed Atef was ready to “hit the center of Rome with an attack”, Il Corriere della Citta reported.

Trending: FBI official confirms: Hillary Clinton private-server email records found in Obama White House

A mugshot of the suspect has been circulated amid fears tourist hotspots could be among potential targets which include bars, shopping centres and the subway, it is claimed.

Atef is reportedly known to police for drug dealing and “other minor crimes”, Il Giornale reports.

According to Italian media, neither the police or military have commented.

Continue reading →

For your convenience, you may leave commments below using either the Spot.IM commenting system or the Facebook commenting system. If Spot.IM is not appearing for you, please disable AdBlock to leave a comment.

Commenting Policy

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please hover over that comment, click the ∨ icon, and mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.