Following the recent terror attack in Paris here is a recap of how much terror the French Republic’s people have had to endure due to lax border control and poisonous multicultural ideologies, victims of their own altruism.
2018 March 23: Gunman Radouane Lakdim killed four people in the southern towns of Trebes and Carcassonne, including policeman Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame who was hailed as a hero for taking the place of a hostage. Lakdim was shot dead by police after a stand-off.
2017 October 1: A 29-year-old Tunisian, Ahmed Hanachi, cries ‘Allah Akbar’ and kills two young women with a knife at the main train station in the southern city of Marseille. He is shot dead by soldiers on patrol. His attack is later claimed by the Islamic State.
2017 April 20: A 39-year-old ex-convict, Karim Cheurfi, shoots dead an on-duty policeman and wounds two others on Paris’ Champs-Elysees avenue. The Gunman is killed by police and a note praising IS is found next to his body, with the group claiming responsibility.
2016 July 26: Two teenagers slit the throat of an 85-year-old priest in front of five worshipers at his church in the western town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray Abdel Malik Petitjean and Adel Kermiche, both aged 19, are killed by police. The murder is claimed by the IS. The teenagers had sworn allegiance to the group in a video.
2016 July 14: A Tunisian ploughs a truck through a large crowd gathered for Bastille Day fireworks on the Promenade des Anglais in the Mediterranean city of Nice. The atrocity leaves 86 people dead and injures more than 400. The driver, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, 31, is shot dead by security forces. IS claims responsibility.
2016 June 13: Larossi Abballa, 25, turns a young boy into an orphan after murdering his parents with a knife at their home in Magnanville, west of Paris, the father was a police officer. Abballa is killed by a police SWAT team, but had already claimed the murders on social media in the name of IS.
2015 November 13: France is hit by the worst terror attacks in its history. IS jihadists armed with assault rifles and explosives strike outside a France-Germany football match at the national stadium, Paris cafes, and the Bataclan concert hall in a coordinated slaughter that leaves 130 people dead and more than 350 wounded.
2015 August 21: Heroic passengers prevent a bloodbath on a high-speed Thalys train from Amsterdam to Paris, tackling a man who opened fire on travellers. He was armed with a Kalashnikov assault rifle, an automatic pistol and a box-cutter. The gunman is identified as 25-year-old Moroccan national Ayoub El Khazzani, known to intelligence services for links to radical Islam.
2015 June 26: ‘Frenchman’ Yassin Salhi, 35, kills and beheads his boss and displays the severed head on the fence of a gas plant in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, France. He tries to blow up the factory, but is arrested. He commits suicide in his jail cell.
2015 April 19: Sid Ahmed Ghlam, an Algerian IT student, is arrested on suspicion of killing a woman who was found shot dead in her car, and of planning an attack on a church in the Paris suburb of Villejuif. Prosecutors say they found documents about Al-Qaeda, IS at his home, and that he had been in touch with a suspected jihadist in Syria about a possible church attack.
2015 February 3: A knife-wielding ‘man’ attacks three soldiers guarding a Jewish community centre in Nice. The 30-year-old assailant, Moussa Coulibaly, is arrested. In custody, he expresses his hatred for France, the police, the military and Jews.
2015 January 7-9: Two men armed with Kalashnikov rifles storm the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo butchering 12 people. A policewoman is killed just outside Paris the following day, while a gunman takes hostages at a Jewish supermarket, four of whom are slaughtered. The attackers are killed in separate shootouts with police, but not before claiming allegiance to Al-Qaeda and IS.