“However police spokesman Boubker Sabik has described the killers as ‘lone wolves’ and claimed ‘the crime was not coordinated with Islamic State.’”
But clearly, it was extensively coordinated. So much energy and effort put into jihad murder. Imagine if it were directed toward doing something useful.
A Swiss national has been arrested in connection with the murders of two Scandinavian women hiking in Morocco.
The man, who has not been named, was allegedly associated with the killers and taught them archery and social media skills, according to the Central Bureau for Judicial Investigations (BCIJ).
He is the 20th suspect to be arrested by investigators following the discovery of the bodies of Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark, and Maren Ueland, 28, from Norway, in the Atlas Mountains on 17 December.
The four main suspects reportedly pledged allegiance to Islamic State in a video made three days earlier.
However, police spokesman Boubker Sabik has described the killers as “lone wolves” and claimed, “the crime was not coordinated with Islamic State”.
The latest suspect held both Swiss and Spanish nationality and was resident in Morocco.
He is also accused of “involvement in recruiting Moroccan and sub-Saharan nationals to carry out terrorist plots in Morocco against foreign targets and security forces in order to take hold of their service weapons”.\
The remains of Ms Jespersen and Ms Ueland were found by French tourists in a tent at a campsite near Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains. They were reportedly on a month-long hiking trip….
Article posted with permission from Robert Spencer
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