Europe: Civil war looming
Pro-jihadist Muslims, armed with knives and brass-knuckles attacked Kurds in Hamburg protesting ISIL.
Police in Hamburg used water cannons, batons and pepper spray late Tuesday to disperse crowds of warring Kurds and pro-jihadist Muslims, armed with knives and brass-knuckles.
The riots followed a public protest against Islamic State militants who are attacking the Kurdish town of Kobani in Syria near the Turkish border.
Protests against ISIS organized by Kurdish nationals ended with serious clashes with pro-jihadist Muslims in Hamburg and Celle.
The first brawl between about 100 Kurds and Muslims on each side took place Monday, but police in Celle, a town of 71,000, with the help of colleagues from Hannover, Oldenburg and Wolfsburg, prevented serious clashes between the two groups.
On Tuesday, however, the two sides, armed with stones and bottles, attempted to break through police lines…
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