How’s that diversity working out for ‘ya, Australia?
Police have carried out anti-terrorism raids in Sydney sparked by intelligence reports that Islamist extremists were planning random killings in Australia.
PM Tony Abbott said a senior Australian Islamic State militant had called for “demonstration killings”, reportedly including a public beheading.
The raids, with at least 800 heavily armed officers, led to 15 arrests.
One man has been charged with planning an attack. Prosecutors said it involved “gruesomely” killing someone.
Omarjan Azari, 22, is accused of conspiring with Mohammad Ali Baryalei – believed to be the most senior Australian member of IS – and several others between May and September, according to court documents.
Australian media reports said they had discussed abducting members of the public and beheading them on camera, draped in a black IS flag.
Meanwhile, The Organizer says we shouldn’t worry about ISIS carrying out something similar in the States.