Saturday, March 24, 2018

Terrorist Attack At Travis Air Force Base Has Investigators STUMPED

From Fox News:
Investigators said Friday that they are stumped as to why a man drove a flaming minivan — carrying propane tanks and gasoline containers — into Travis Air Force Base in Northern California this week, and they see no evidence of terrorism. 
A man identified as Hafiz Kazi, 51, from Sausalito, Calif., died in the Kia minivan Wednesday after veering through the main gate at Travis and crashing, FBI Sacramento agent Sean Ragan said. 
“Why did this individual end up at the front gate of Travis Air Base on fire and now deceased?” Ragan said. “We don’t have the answers to that.” 
Local emergency teams, including fire, police and medical personnel, responded to the crash, Fox 40 Sacramento reported. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal team was also called to the scene. 
Kazi had no known links to terrorism, did not leave behind a manifesto or any threats or explanation, and a video found on a cellphone provided no clue. Investigators know of no one else associated with the incident nor any threats to the air base or surrounding community. 
Kazi also never served in the military and has no known ties to the air base, Ragan said. 
No shots were fired as he entered the base, and it was only after the fire was out and responders broke through the locked minivan doors to aid Kazi that they realized the vehicle was loaded with five propane tanks, three gallon-size gasoline cans and several cigarette lighters, Ragan said. 
Also found was a gym bag with personal effects and three cellphones
He said Kazi was a native of India who has lived in the U.S. since 1993 and was a permanent legal resident. 
Ragan said investigators have been unable to find any of Kazi’s family living in the U.S., but a family member in India has been notified of Kazi’s death. 
He said Kazi appeared to work as a cab driver in the past, but investigators haven’t determined if he was currently employed. It was not clear if he owned the minivan. 
“We don’t have any evidence of any religious affiliation or anything at this point,” Ragan said. “As of right now, we know of no other associates.”

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