Professor hurt at college praises officer who shot attacker

Professor hurt at college praises officer who shot attacker

Abdul Razak Ali Artan reportedly attacked students at Ohio State University with a knife and vehicle, leading to 11 people being hospitalised for injuries on Monday. If people look at me, at a Muslim praying, I don't know what they're going to think, what's going to happen.

Engineering professor William Clark said he is thankful to be alive following Monday's attack on Ohio State's campus.

Artan was born in Somalia and was a legal permanent US resident, according to a USA official who wasn't authorized to discuss the case and spoke on the condition of anonymity.

Representative Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said the act was indicative of someone who may have been self-radicalised.

Ali Artan drove his vehicle into a crowd of people and then continued the attack with a butcher knife on Monday morning, according the school's president. Eleven people were injured before police shot and killed the suspect.

Officials said he was inspired by ISIS in the Ohio State attack.

Officer Horujko is a Cincinnati native who joined the OSU Police Department in January of 2015.

Records also show that he graduated with honors, with an associate degree, from Columbus State Community College in May before transferring this semester to Ohio State.

Videos recorded by Al-Awlaki before he died have been cited by numerous radicalized Muslims who went on to plan or carry out terrorist attacks, including the Boston Marathon bombing and the massacre at the satirical French newspaper, Charlie Hebdo, reported the New York Times.

University police say they are confident he came to campus alone Monday and carried out the attack by himself.

In a Facebook post, he reportedly wrote that he was "sick and tired" of seeing fellow Muslims "killed and tortured", according to federal law enforcement officials, CNN reports. Eight of the 11 victims have been discharged from Columbus-area hospitals.

With almost 60,000 students, the Columbus campus is the state's flagship public university.

In September, a 20-year-old Somali-American stabbed 10 people at a Minnesota shopping mall before being shot to death by an off-duty officer.

Student Martin Schneider said he heard the car's engine revving.

On Monday, the Ohio State paper, The Lantern, republished Artan's quotes from the article.

Clark said he and his students were outside of Watts Hall after a fire alarm sounded.

Farah, who is a Somali refugee and a Muslim, says attacks blamed on terrorism have a familiar aftermath on campus: snide comments, peering eyes and a feeling of uneasiness. The Somali refugee was a legal permanent resident of the United States, they added.

Ohio State University warned students in a series of tweets Monday morning that there was an active shooter on campus and that they should run, hide or fight.



Related Posts

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update To Hit Nexus Phones In December
Android 7.0 Nougat update is the only criteria which the Android enthusiasts asking for in the various tech smartphones. Android 7.0 Nougat is the new incremental update to Android, announced earlier this year in Google's I/O conference.

Sushil Modi asks Nitish Kumar to review ties with RJD, Congress
National President for supporting demonetisation, he said, "Any campaign against black money and corruption is not possible in the company of RJD and Congress".

Cyber Monday sales hit all-time record as mobile device use climbs
That's 12.1 percent more sales than the previous year, making Cyber Monday 2016 the largest online sales day in history . Still, the deals began earlier this year, with people hunting for Black Friday specials as early as November 1.

Turkish minister blasts European Union body for vote on membership talks
The vote is not binding but is an advisory decision for the European Council where EU foreign ministers are in charge. The crackdowns have brought sharp outcry from global rights groups and others.

Trump's Pick for UN Envoy Lacks Foreign Policy Experience, Advocacy Group Says
Marco Rubio of Florida, Haley went on to endorse the man who at that point was Trump's chief rival for the nomination, Sen. In January, she took the extraordinary move of criticizing Trump in a nationally televised State of the Union rebuttal.

Fisherman seriously injured by shark off Australian coast
Despite the loss of blood, Rod managed to make it back to safety near Queenscliff, where he was greeted by paramedics who flew him to hospital.

Wong-Orantes Leads Huskers' All-Big Ten Selections
Cook has previously been awarded Big Ten Coach of the Year in 1997 at Wisconsin, he is also a four-time Big 12 Coach of the Year. Cook leads the No. 1 national seed Huskers into the NCAA tournament with a first-round match Friday against New Hampshire.

Apple Will Not Accept App Submissions From December 23 to 27
However, as How-To Geek reminds us, that doesn't mean either of Apple's app stores aren't filled with garbage. App Store revenues rose 43%, while Apple Music revenues rose 22% in the last quarter on a YoY basis.

@OhioFieldHockey's Ballard Named Second Team All
She also was recognized by the league as a member of the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll four times (9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26). A 2015 NFHCA All-American, she is also a two-time All-Big Ten honoree, earning second team honors this season.

Is It Time For Manchester United To Sack Jose Mourinho?
They might be in one of the Europa League spots as things stand, but at the moment it's mid-table mediocrity for Mourinho's men. The France midfielder will now be suspended for Wednesday's EFL Cup quarter-final against West Ham.

© 2015 Vivere Milano. All Rights reserved.