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One person has died after 200 bullets were fired into a cafe in Copenhagen in an attack on a cartoonist who insulted the Prophet Mohammed.
A man, aged 40, was killed when two masked gunmen sprayed bullets into the Krudttoenden cafe in the centre of the Danish capital this afternoon.
It is believed the target was Lars Vilks, the controversial Swedish cartoonist who drew the Prophet Mohammed as a dog.
BREAKING NEWS: One dead after 200 bullets are fired into Copenhagen cafe in failed Charlie Hebdo-style attack on Swedish artist who drew the Prophet Mohammed
originally posted by: flice
The dead guy was a civilian passer by aged 40.... Very unfortunate.
One cop and two security was hurt in the arm groin and leg respectively.
The terrorists fled in a black polo which was later found.
the attackers were speaking Danish but was of middleeastern looks.
Lars Vilks: A controversial career
June 1946: born in Helsingborg, Sweden
2007: Stoked controversy when he drew a series of cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad as a dog which were published in a number of Swedish papers
Sept 2007: $100,000 bounty placed on his head by then leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq
March 2010: Seven Irish citizens arrested over separate plots to kill Vilks: US woman Colleen LaRose, aka Jihad Jane, also arrested and later jailed for 10 years for conspiracy to commit murder
May 2010: Assaulted by Muslim protesters during a lecture about free speech at Uppsala University, Sweden
Sept 2011: Three men arrested in Gothenburg, Sweden, for plotting to kill Vilks
March 2013: Placed on "most wanted" list By al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
Feb 2015: Gunmen attack event on blasphemy, art and freedom of expression organised by Vilks at the Krudttoenden café in Copenhagen, Denmark
originally posted by: Metallicus
So do you blame this man exercising his free speech rights for the violence or the people that brought guns and started shooting?