French Jewish parliamentarian Meyer Habib said Wednesday’s massacre of 12 cartoonists, policemen and others by gunmen at a Paris newspaper was France’s equivalent of the September 11 terror attacks and that jihadi terrorists want “to destroy the entire infrastructure of France.”
“This is a very sad day. This is our September 11,” Habib said.
Assailants had struck murderously first at a Jewish school in Toulouse (in 2012), he recalled, and then at the Jewish Museum in Brussels (in 2014). “We warned that this would come to all of France, and to our sorrow it came,” Habib told Israel’s Channel 2 news Wednesday night.
He spoke hours after masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad, killing 12 people, including the editor, before escaping in a car. It was France’s deadliest postwar terrorist attack…