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Jihadists Call for Attacks on Israeli Olympic Team

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With so much terror being carried out around the world, many fear for the safety and security of the athletes and spectators at the upcoming Rio Olympics. Such fears may be warranted, Arutz Sheva reports, as terrorists are calling on attacks to be carried out against not only Israeli athletes, but those from the U.S., U.K., and France, as well:

Al-Qaida-inspired terrorists sent out a call to attack the Israeli Olympic team at the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympics, The Foreign Desk reported Thursday.

“Your chance to take part in the global Jihad is here! Your chance to be a martyr is here!” the terrorists urged, pointing out the easy process to obtain a visa to Brazil, as well as the wide-spread gun trafficking in Rio's “crime-ridden slums.”

The jihadists reportedly called for the US, French, and British delegations to be attacked as well.

“One small knife attack against Americans/Israelis in these places will have bigger media effect than any other attacks anywhere else in sha Allah,” they wrote, according to The Foreign Desk...

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