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Terror Suspect Killed in Boston Planned to Behead Officers

June 04, 2015  | 

Usaamah Abdulla Rahim (Photo: Screen shot from WHDH)
Usaamah Abdulla Rahim (Photo: Screen shot from WHDH)

With two hours left to live, Usaamah Abdulla Rahim had a change of plans.

Forget the idea to kill in another state, he told a relative, according to a federal criminal complaint filed today. He was going to do it right here, at home in Massachusetts.

“I’m just going to, ah, go after them, those boys in blue,” he said, according to the FBI.

But the same people Rahim planned to attack were watching him.

Boston police and FBI agents had been tracking Rahim around the clock. As the 26-year-old walked outside a Roslindale CVS on Tuesday, officers approached him.

There, police say, Rahim wielded a large knife. Told to drop his weapon, he refused.

“You drop yours,” he said.

Police fired three shots. Rahim died at the hospital, the Boston Globe reports.


Comments (4)

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Capt. A. @ 6/4/2015 5:12 PM

Foolish Muslim brought a big fighting knife to a gunfight and thought with Allah's help it would suffice to decapitate a cop or two. But he quickly succumbed to hot lead poisoning. Expect more such attacks. Garland, TX and Boston, MA are just warmups for a flurry of small-scale terrorism against police and of course Christians and Jews. This guy had planned to chop off the head of Pamela Geller, a well-known critic of Islamic terrorism. But the logistics were a bother so he figured he'd kill a few guys in blue before being blown to "paradise" where 72 female virgins and 24 young boys await him.

Jon Retired LEO @ 6/4/2015 7:34 PM

Good job men. Poetic justice on this one.

krisnlc @ 6/5/2015 8:48 AM

I am glad there was no hesitation in sending this guy wherever he is going. He is a thorn in the side of the world just like much of the ISIS ,Al Queda* and all the other crazies out there.

these people believe in there trip to paradise when they carry out these crazy orders...and nothing but a death sentenace will change their mind.

However a question to Captain A. what is meant by the 72 female virgins and 24 young boys?? is that part of the professsed islam paradise? please educate me on this...i found nothing referencing that in my research.

thank you.

132&Bush @ 6/5/2015 1:35 PM

And of course the efn family made crazy statements.

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