A Day No One Will Forget Essay

1170 Words Nov 19th, 2015 null Page
November 13, 2015, thousands of tourists and residents of were going about their normal everyday routines, unaware of the catastrophic events that were soon to take place. At first, Friday, it was just a normal day in Paris. However, it turned out to be a day no one will forget. These tragic events were preceded by similar attacks that took place just days before in Beirut, Lebanon.

ISIS, an extreme Islamic group, claims responsibility for the devastating attacks that took place in both Paris and Beirut. These attacks were extremely heinous and hostile acts of terrorism. It was reported that over 43 people were killed and over 200 people were left wounded in Beirut. In Paris, it was reported that 128 people were killed in the shootings that occured in six different locations: Stade de France, Le Petit Cambodge, Rue de la Fontaine au Roi, La Belle Equipe, Boulevard Voltaire, and Bataclan. These attacks were not the first time that an Islamic group was involved in acts of terrorism. An extreme Islamic group, known as Al Qaeda, had ties to the cruel acts of terrorism on September 11, 2011, which has forever changed our country. However, the recent attacks on Paris and Beirut should not be a reflection of the entire Muslim population. Not all Muslims were involved and should be held accountable for these inhumane acts of violence. The attacks in Paris and Beirut were terrorist attacks, not Muslim attacks. The attacks were committed by terrorists, not by the religion as a…

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