A second homegrown Islamist from
appears to have been killed in fighting in
, SPIEGEL has reported. Danny R., a Pakistan
, first traveled to Berlin Pakistanvia on Sept. 2, 2009 Istanbul
together with another Islamist.
There, he joined a group of insurgents in the
porous border region between
and Pakistan that has been a hotbed of Afghanistan
Taliban and terrorist activity.
German security officials have obtained
nformation suggesting that the man was
killed several days ago in
news comes just days after word of the
death of Eric Breininger, a German-born
convert to Islam who had been wanted by
German police on suspicion of belonging to
a terrorist cell.
Danny R., who would have turned 22 on May 1,
was born in
but had Dutch citizenship. Berlin
He renamed himself "Elias" after his conversion
to Islam and belonged to a group of radical
who claimed they wanted Berlin
to wage jihad, according to officials.
måndag, maj 10, 2010
Ännu en tysk jihadist skjuten
Jihad Watch kan meddela att ännu en
Denna gång var det en 21-årig berlinare
vid namn Danny R. Han dog samtidigt
med Eric Breininger i Hindukush.
Vid samma tillfälle ska även en tyskfödd
turk från Hannover, Ahmet M, ha stupat
för pakistanska polisens kulor.
Security authorities in
that another member of a group of German
Islamist insurgents in
has been killed. Pakistan
Officials wonder whether the deaths will be a
deterrent for copycats or whether it will inspire
others to sign up for jihad.