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Two Men Planning Attack On Gay Nightclub Deported From France

Local reports declared the deportation “saved France from a fatal blow."

Two men were deported from France last month after it was discovered that they were planning to attack a gay nightclub.

Redouane Dahbi and Ayyoub Sadki, who were reportedly in contact with ISIS, were deported to Morocco after planning an attack that paralleled the massacre this past Bastille Day in Nice, according to local media reports.

In addition to the gay club, the men were allegedly planning to attack a restaurant and to use trucks to run over pedestrians in the Place de la République.

Dahbi and Sadki, who also were planning to set nearby buildings on fire, were deported on August 26 after authorities in Morocco requested they be returned to the country.

The incident is a frightening reminder that France, and especially its LGBT citizens, must remain in fear of future attacks by the Islamic State.

h/t: Pink News

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