The horror! The terrorist had entered Kurt Westergaard’s home with an axe.
He wanted to hack the cartoonist to death for equating Islam with violence.
Police shot and wounded an axe-wielding Islamic Al-Qaeda-linked terrorist who entered the home of Danish Mohammad cartoonist Kurt Westergaard. The cartoonist was hiding in his “safe room” with his 5 year-old grandson during the break-in.
The Age reported:
Danish police late on Friday shot and wounded an axe-wielding man linked to radical Somali Islamists who tried to break into the home of a cartoonist whose depictions of Islam’s Prophet Mohammed infuriated Muslims.
The 28-year-old Somali national armed with an axe had terrorist intent and was close to the Somali Shebab movement and al-Qaeda, which was responsible for the 9/11 attacks in the United States, the internal security service PET said in a statement.
Kurt Westergaard, who has received several death threats since a Danish newspaper four years ago published his drawing featuring Prophet Mohammed wearing a turban in the shape of a bomb, was at home in Viby near the western city of Aarhus guarded by police when the intruder tried to get in.
“I locked myself in our safe room. He tried to smash the entrance door with an axe,” Westergaard, 74, who was in the house with a five-year-old grandson, told Danish news agency Ritzau.
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