Excerpted from CBS News: The terror group is now claiming responsibility for an attack on a Texas art exhibit and contest featuring drawings of the Prophet Muhammad. The terror group’s official radio station made that claim this morning. One of the two gunmen killed by police Sunday in Garland, Texas, had longstanding ties to an alleged jihadi group in Phoenix. The other suspect, Nadir Soofi, apparently had no criminal record. Soofi’s mother says she can’t imagine what went through her son’s mind. Omar Villafranca reports.
Excerpted from NPR: The self-declared Islamic State is taking credit for a thwarted attack on a Muhammad drawing contest in Garland, Texas.
According to SITE, a company that monitors jihadist groups, ISIS took credit for the attack in the latest edition its al-Bayan news bulletin. The group identified the two suspects as “two soldiers from the soldiers of the Caliphate.”
The AP reports that the Sunni extremist group goes on to warn the United States that more attacks are coming. Keep reading