“Islamic state” announced the Las Vegas arrow soldier

Stephen Paddock

The shooting in Las Vegas, which killed more than 50 people staged a “soldiers of the Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). This is with reference to sources in security service IG reports of controlled group news “Amak” writes the Telegram-channel 4 Directorate responsible for monitoring activities of terrorists in the middle East.

“The attack was a response to the call groups to carry out attacks in countries that are leading the fight against IG”, — stated in the publication.

According to police, the shooting of a music festival opened a 64-year-old Steven Paddock (Paddock Stephen), born in Nevada. The culprit was shooting from the 32nd floor of the hotel-Mandalay Bay casino. Subsequently, he killed himself, and in his room found more than a dozen weapons.

It is known that killed more than 50 people, injured more than 400. It is the largest by number of victims mass murder while shooting in the United States.

U.S. law enforcement authorities have not found links the shooter to any terrorist group.

“Islamic state” regularly takes responsibility for the attacks, which is irrelevant. For example, the militants have claimed responsibility for the attack on the reception of the FSB in Khabarovsk in April 2017, however the attack were 18-year-old Anton Konev, who adhered to the Nazi views and in no way associated with the jihadists.