Monday, March 03, 2008

Left-wing terrorists suspected of arson attack

The AFP reports:
Pre-dawn fires destroyed four new homes in
an upscale Seattle suburb Monday, local officials said, with
environmental extremists reportedly suspected of arson.

were no reported injuries in the three-alarm blaze that started around
4:00 am local time Monday," Snohomish County fire department official
Rick Eastman told AFP.

"Some of the houses were still under construction."

The multi-million-dollar homes went up in flames in the "Street of
Dreams" development near Woodinville, in northwest Washington state.

Local media reported that the fire chief found signs with the initials
of the Earth Liberation Front at the scene, and explosives were
reportedly used to start the blaze.

The FBI has classified the Earth Liberation Front as a "domestic terror group" since 2002. It is said to be sister group to the Animal Liberation Front.

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