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BREAKING NEWS FROM USA: ISIS Claims Official Responsibility for Texas Shooting

Islamic State takes official responsibility for Garland, Texas shooting outside Mohammed cartoon contest. Has ISIS reached the US?
By Tova Dvorin

Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed official responsibility for Sunday’s shooting attack in a Dallas suburb on Sunday, calling the two gunmen “soldiers of the caliphate,” according to BBC.

On Sunday night, two armed terrorists opened fire on a security officer outside of a contest for cartoons depictions of the founder of Islam, Mohammed, in a suburb of Dallas, Texas. The American FreedomDefense Initiative was hosting a contest that would award $10,000 for the best cartoon depicting the Prophet.

Local police shot both terrorists dead at the scene; one was later revealed to have tweeted allegiance to ISIS.

But on Tuesday, an official announcement was broadcast on the terror group’s al-Bayan Radio news bulletin, which further claimed that the exhibit “was portraying negative pictures of the Prophet Muhammad.”

“We tell America that what is coming will be even bigger and more bitter, and that you will see the soldiers of the Islamic State do terrible things,” the statement released by the group said.

The gunmen were identified late Monday as Elton Simpson, 30, and Nadir Soofi, 34, according to the Washington Post. The two men were roommates; Simpson had previously been suspected of attempting traveling abroad to wage jihad, or Islamic holy…..


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