Spanish police shoot Muslim who sparked a terror alert by shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ at a border checkpoint with France

Police have shot a man who sparked a terror alert near Spain’s border with France by shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ at a checkpoint.

Officers opened fire on the man, believed to be a Frenchman of north African origin, after he began to shout in Arabic when the vehicle he was travelling in was intercepted at a motorway toll near La Jonquera on the Spanish side of the border.

He was hit in the leg and rushed to a nearby hospital.

He has undergone an operation at the hospital – the Doctor Josep Trueta University Hospital in Girona – and his life is not said to be in any danger.

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  • moraywatson

    Something about not having the right to yell ‘Fire’ in a crowded theatre, comes to mind.

  • ontario john

    He was probably misunderstood. That seems to be the new explanation for everything by the elites.

  • tom_billesley

    Now we know that “Allahu Akbar” really means “Shoot Me Now” …..

  • David Murrell

    Blazer, thanks for the good-news post. It is a pleasant, chilly day in Fredericton, and I am watching a good Big Ten football game, and this posted article makes the day even better.

  • Drunk by Noon ✓

    That should be legal to shoot anyone screaming that abomination.
    Shot on sight and without question.

  • Maggat

    His life is not in danger, hm pity.

  • canminuteman

    Not very good shooting.