The Italian police have freed 51 students from the authority of their bus driver, doused the vehicle with gasoline and then set it on fire. The Prosecutor does not exclude a terrorist Background.
The Italian police released on Wednesday, 51 students from the authority of their bus driver, doused the vehicle with gasoline and then set it on fire. The Milan state Prosecutor Francesco Greco said it was a "miracle". The police officers had acted in an exemplary and a "bloodbath". A terrorist Background is Greco not from the castle.
to The students at a high school, returned from a sports trip, accompanied by three adults, as the driver suddenly changed the Route and announced that they were his hostages. He was called "Nobody gets out of here alive!" and with two full gasoline cans and a lighter threatened, reported the students. He had taken the cell phones and you with a power cable tied up.
One of the young people succeeded, however, his parents call, agreed, for their part, the police. The police officers blocked the Bus in San Donato Milanese, Southeast of Milan, and smashed its rear window. Before the vehicle went up in flames, they brought the children into the open.cars rammed
The hostage-taking lasted for about 40 minutes. A student reported that the bus driver had spilled the gasoline, he also had a knife and a gun. According to attorney Greco, the Bus is rammed with the hostages, a car whose occupants - a father and son - were able to bring themselves in time in security. Both the Bus and the car burned to the ground. Earlier, the Bus had a broken lock, therefore, already a police.
About a dozen students and two of the three adults were brought in with smoke inhalation to the hospital. The driver had to be treated for burns on the hands. Him to be placed in the "taking of hostages", an attempted "massacre" and "arson" to the load, to make matters worse, the accusation of "terrorism". The interior Ministry announced that it would be examined whether the husband, the Italian state could citizenship be revoked.reference to the dead in the Mediterranean sea?
In Reports it was said that the 47-year-old driver with Senegalese roots is called: "I want to put an end to it, I want to stop the Dying in the Mediterranean sea." During the hostage-taking of the drivers have spoken of it, he had lost "three children in the sea," it said in an Internet comment one of the students.
The man worked since 2004 as a bus driver. He is a father of two young children, and of his Italian wife divorced. The chief of the anti terrorist unit of Milan, Alberto Nobili, referred to him as a single offender who acted as a "lone Wolf", apparently, without Connections to radical Islam. He was posted to the online service YouTube a Video to explain his act. It name is "Africa arise".