Two shot dead in a controversial Prophet Mohammed cartoon event

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Garland Police blocked a street after two men drove up and starting shooting at a security guard as the Dutch parliamentarian and leader of far-right Party for Freedom, Geert Wilders, delivered a keynote address at the Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas, USA, 03 May 2015.

The two gunmen were shot dead by the police forces, in a Dallas suburb


Two gunmen were shot dead as they tried to violently interrupt a controversial Prophet Mohammed cartoon event in Garland, Dallas.

The event was taking place in Curtis Culwell Center and a keynote speaker was the far-right-wing Dutch politician Geert Wilders. The Dutch politician is well-known for his anti-Muslim rhetoric and the “Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest” was organised by the American Freedom Defence Initiative (AFDI). According to CNN, AFDI is considered an anti-Muslim group ...


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