- - Friday, December 23, 2016


A message posted in the “Secrets of Jihadis” social media group identified thousands of churches in the United States for attack during the Christmas holiday.

In Arabic, “Abu Marya al-Iraqi” announced intentions “for bloody celebrations in the Christian New Year” and to “turn the Christian New Year into a bloody horror movie, that will force [the infidels] to hide inside their burrows during their holidays and regret for the participation of their countries in the war against The Islamic State. The lone wolves will turn the streets into rivers of blood, by ramming, exploding and poisoning,” reported AOL.com.

Another user posted a request for “the sons of Islam” to target “churches, well-known hotels, crowded coffee shops, streets, markets and public places,” and shared a list of church addresses in the United States, as well as in Canada, France and the Netherlands.

ISIS has claimed that the Berlin attacker was a soldier for the Islamic State in his attack on the Berlin Christmas market which killed 12 and wounded scores more.

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