I reported here at Atlas yesterday that the devout Muslim killers were sparing Muslim children and killing Christian children. Now here is more about how they separated out Muslims from non-Muslims and killed only non-Muslims.
Allahu akbar means “Allah is greater,” i.e., greater than your god. It doesn’t mean “God is great.”
“‘At least 16 dead’ after gunmen open fire in Ivory Coast resort,” by Mark Tran and Alex Duval Smith, Guardian, March 13, 2016:
Gunmen have killed at least 16 people, including four Europeans, after they opened fire near several hotels in the Ivory Coast. The shooting came amid fears the jihadi threat is spreading in west Africa.
The government said security forces had killed the six assailants who launched attacks on three hotels in the popular seaside town of Grand-Bassam, a weekend retreat for residents of Abidjan, about 25 miles (40km) away.
Among the 16 dead were two soldiers, said the president, Alassane Ouattara. Local media reported gunmen had entered the L’Etoile du Sud (the Southern Star) hotel, seizing guests and staff on Sunday. A French foreign ministry spokesperson said one French national had been killed. A jihad monitoring group said al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb had claimed the attack.
Koba Maiga, a local trader of Malian origin, said he was at the mosque when he heard gunfire at about 1.30pm local time….
“It was carnage. They shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ [God is great]. They were getting people to shout those words and they killed anyone who didn’t. There were at least four of them. Three walked side-by-side along the beach and there was a fourth man who finished off any survivors….