UK: Muslim Sets Fire to Army Cadet Selling Remembrance Day Poppies

ByPamela Geller on November 2, 2014
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The attacker was “Asian.” Media sharia-speak for Muslims.

The remembrance poppy has been used since 1921 to commemorate soldiers who have died in war. Inspired by the World War I poem “In Flanders Fields”, they were first used by the American Legion to commemorate American soldiers who died in that war (1914–1918). They were then adopted by military veterans’ groups in parts of the former British Empire: the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Today, they are mainly used in the UK and Canada to commemorate their servicemen and women who have been killed in all conflicts since 1914. There, small artificial poppies are often worn on clothing for a few weeks until Remembrance Day/Armistice Day (11 November). Poppy wreaths are also often laid at war memorials.

The Islamic State has ordered such attacks against military personnel in the US and Europe. We have seen soldiers in Canada murdered in cold blood by Muslims, NYPD attacked by an ax-welding Muslim and this….

“Army cadet, 15, burned with aerosol can and lighter after he sold Remembrance Day poppies in Manchester city centre,” By Sam Webb, Daily Mail,  November 2, 2014 (thanks to TMI)

Teenager was waiting at bus stop in camouflaged uniform
Attacker sprayed him with lit fumes from the can and then escaped
Detective calls incident an ‘absolutely appalling attack’

An Army Cadet suffered burns in an unprovoked attack after selling poppies for Remembrance Day.

The 15-year-old boy was waiting at a bus stop at 6pm yesterday in Manchester city centre when a man approached him with an aerosol can and lighter and sprayed him with lit fumes.

The cadet, who was wearing his camouflaged uniform, suffered minor burns to his face and singed hairs on his face and right forearm, Greater Manchester Police said.

The offender, described as black or Asian, 5ft 8in tall and wearing a dark hooded top, walked off from the bus stop by the Manchester Gallery opposite George Street without saying a word.
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An Army Cadet suffered burns in an unprovoked attack after selling poppies for Remembrance Day. File picture
Manchester_Greater_MancheThe cadet, who was wearing his camouflaged uniform, suffered minor burns to his face and singed hairs on his face and right forearm as he waited for a bus by the by the Manchester Art Gallery, pictured

Detective Inspector Liam Boden said: ‘This is an absolutely appalling attack on a young man who was raising money to help remember all those who gave their lives fighting bravely for their country.

‘At this stage of our inquiries, we’re keeping an open minded as to what motivated the offender to commit such an act.

‘Given the initial description we have of the offender, it may be that he was under the influence of something but whatever his motivation, his violent actions could have scarred this young man for life.

‘Although he has suffered some minor injuries, it is pure luck that he did not sustain more serious burns to his face and body.’
The offender, described as black or Asian, 5ft 8in tall and wearing a dark hooded top, walked off from the bus stop in Manchester city centre without saying a word. File picture
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The offender, described as black or Asian, 5ft 8in tall and wearing a dark hooded top, walked off from the bus stop in Manchester city centre without saying a word. File picture

He added: ‘Understandably both he and his family are in a state of total shock and cannot believe someone would do this.

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