Malaysia Airlines crash: too early to call a terrorist attack, says expert

Malaysia Airlines crashTerrorism doesn’t ‘make sense’ and the shooting of flight MH17 is ‘more likely to be a military event gone wrong’

It is too early to say whether the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down in separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine was a terrorist attack, a leading terrorism expert has said, arguing it was more likely a “military event gone wrong” involving one of the groups fighting in the Ukrainian separatist conflict.

The director of the Global Terrorism Research Centre at Monash University, professor Gary Bouma, told Guardian Australia the confirmation that 27 Australians had died was “terrible”, but it most likely was not an act of terrorism comparable to Australians being caught up in attacks such as the Bali bombings in 2002 or the 11 September attacks in New York and Washington in 2001. Read Full story Here…

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