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Failed Terror attack on Manhattan shows ISIS is collapsing

By Marshall Connolly (Catholic Online)
12/11/2017 (3 months ago)
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Terror organization can no longer carry out competent attacks.

Police have arrested a would-be suicide bomber after a bomb he built detonated prematurely. The bomber was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive. There were no other injuries. The attempted attack took place during morning rush hour at the Midtown Manhattan Port Authority Bus Terminal. The suspect in custody is an immigrant from Bangladesh who police say acted in the name of ISIS. His failure reveals that the terror organization is dying. 

A terror attack on New York City failed this morning.

A terror attack on New York City failed this morning.


By Marshall Connolly (Catholic Online)
Catholic Online (
12/11/2017 (3 months ago)

Published in U.S.

Keywords: ISIS, New York, Manhattan, Port Authority, attack

LOS ANGELES, CA (California Network) - A terrorist is in custody following a failed attack on the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan this morning. The terrorist was injured by his own bomb, which exploded prematurely. Four people were injured in the blast, but none of the injuries are life-threatening. 

Police have identified the would-be terrorist as 27-year-old Akayed Ullah, a Muslim from Bangladesh who has lived in the U.S. for the past seven years. They added he intended to set off a pipe-bomb "in the name of ISIS" at the subway terminal during rush hour. 

The terror suspect is expected to survive his injuries. He is undergoing treatment in an area hospital and is in police custody. 

The suspect has made statements, but police said they did not want to comment on those at this time. 

The attack comes following what appears to be a desperate propaganda campaign by ISIS to inspire lone wolf attacks. Over the past month, ISIS has released propaganda images threatening Rome, New York, Las Vegas and Los Angeles with terror attacks. 

The desperate campaign reveals that ISIS is no longer of executing planned attacks using well-funded, trained terrorist cells. The organization has been declared eradicated in Iraq, and victory over ISIS has been declared in Syria. Both U.S. and Russian forces are expected to draw down following the defeat of the terror organization. 

The terrorist has been identified as Akayed Ullah, 27, a Muslim immigrant from Bangladesh.

The terrorist has been identified as Akayed Ullah, 27, a Muslim immigrant from Bangladesh.

At this time, ISIS has become a decentralized, disorganized collection of terror cells around the world under various leaders and with different aims. They are only unified in name. 

Hopefully, today's failure sends a message to other would-be terrorists, that the heyday of the organization is passed, and there is nothing to be gained by committing violence in their name.


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