Connections in Terrorist Attacks?

In the U.S. we woke up Friday morning to the news of three separate terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia, and Kuwait. While authorities struggle to see if there is a connection, we mourn for those lost.

Feature photo: Yasser Al-Zayyat/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

In France, terrorists attacked an American-owned industrial chemical plant near Lyon. One person was decapitated and the attackers unsuccessfully tried to blow up the building.

In Tunisia, gunmen attacked a beach resort killing at least 27 people, according to officials. It was reported that one attackers was filled by security.

Gunmen killed at least 27 people Friday, mostly tourists, in an attack at coastal resort hotels in Tunisia. (Photo: USA TODAY)
Gunmen killed at least 27 people Friday, mostly tourists, in an attack at coastal resort hotels in Tunisia. (Photo: USA TODAY)

 

In Kuwait City, the Islamic State claimed responsibility for an explosion at a mosque. Reports said eight people had been injured.

Investigations launched almost immediately to see if all three attacks are linked.

The team at International Student Voice Magazine is deeply sadden by the continued attacks on the innocent. As part of our mission, we see our readers as the future leaders of their respective countries. Studying in the United States or when U.S. citizens study abroad means meeting people from all walks of life. Take the opportunity to learn from each other, advocate for each other, and support each other. Stand up for what is right and also stand up when something is wrong. Only when we stand together and also educate ourselves will the cruelty stop.

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