Re: Muslim Gang Terrorizes Train in France . . .
- From: lanman <xlanmanx@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2006 00:47:28 -0800
On Thu, 5 Jan 2006 22:32:53 -0500, "Bob Cooper" <rcooper1@xxxxxxx>
>"lanman" <xlanmanx@xxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> On Thu, 05 Jan 2006 15:35:44 -0600, NAH <NAH@> wrote:
>> >Gang terrorizes train in France
>> >By Marc Burleigh
>> >AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
>> >Published January 5, 2006
>> >PARIS -- A gang of more than 20 youths -- thought to be North African
>> >immigrants -- terrorized hundreds of train passengers in a rampage of
>> >violence, robbery and sexual assault on New Year's Day, French
>> >officials said yesterday.
>> > The five-hour-long criminal frenzy was "totally unacceptable,"
>> >French President Jacques Chirac told reporters. "Those guilty will be
>> >found and punished, as they deserve."
>> Chirac certainly doesn't mince words. That's telling 'em Jack.
>> > The gang of between 20 and 30 youths boarded the train, heading
>> >from Nice on the French Riviera to Lyon, in eastern France, early on
>> >Jan. 1, as it carried 600 passengers home from New Year's Eve partying
>> > Once inside, they went wild, forcing passengers to hand over
>> >mobile phones and wallets, and slashing seats and breaking windows.
>> > A 20-year-old woman cornered by several of the marauders was
>> >sexually molested.
>> > "It was a real scene of pillage on the train," said the regional
>> >state prosecutor, Dominique Luigi, adding that the passengers were in
>> >a state of "panic."
>> > Train staff alerted police, and the train pulled into a station to
>> >wait. The three officers who initially turned up later were joined by
>> > A waitress in a bar near the station said two young women from the
>> >train had come inside in tears.
>> > "They told me there had been groping. They talked about sexual
>> >assaults. They were really traumatized," she said.
>> > The train resumed its journey with the heavy police presence on
>> >board but, just before Marseille, the youths pulled the emergency stop
>> >and many escaped.
>> LOL. Now let me get this straight. Police with reinforcements showed
>> up and they allowed the train to depart with the perps still on board?
>> What's up with that?
>My guess is there were only 3 or 4 hundred French police to control the
>20 to 30 "disorderly youths", and the police, quickly realizing their position
>was hopeless, immediately surrendered in accordance with French
ROFL. Or they didn't want a confrontation because they weren't wearing
their brown pants. :-)
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