The Federal Bureau of investigation, the United States indicated a probable relationship of Somalis staged the massacre at the Ohio University, the extremist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). As reported by NBC4, said at a briefing agent Angela Byers, in charge of the investigation. During the attack at University campus in Columbus Abdul Razak Ali Artan injured 11 people and was shot by the police.
Earlier ISIS through their propaganda Amaq News Agency announced Artana his “warrior”.
Byers stressed that the security services while you are checking this information, “They (terrorists) is known for the fact that I take responsibility in such cases, when the attacker killed and can’t deny it”.
According to her, while the investigators are only prepared to confirm that Artan had organized the attack himself. Currently, authorities are studying information from his phone and computer and interviewed his acquaintances.
Media sources claimed that a refugee from Somalia studied in the Network propaganda of the ISIS and the speech of the former leader of grouping “al-Kaida on Arabian Peninsula” Anwar al-Awlaki. Before coming to the U.S. in 2014, he lived for several years in Pakistan.
The US President-elect Donald trump after the attack in his Twitter account wrote that “Artan was not supposed to be in the United States.”
The attack occurred on Monday on a site of the Ohio state University in Columbus. Then Artan crashed his car into a group of people and then attacked them with a knife. He wounded 11 people. The perp less than a minute after the attack was shot by a police officer who was nearby on the call about a gas leak.