Jersey City, NJ - In-Depth Report Reveals Eyewitness Accounts Of 9/11 Muslim Celebrations
Jersey City, NJ - An in-depth report conducted by The Star-Ledger into GOP frontrunner Donald J. Trump’s claim that he saw televised clips of “thousands and thousands” of Muslims celebrating on Jersey City rooftops following the 9/11 attacks has turned up multiple eyewitnesses who say they saw small pockets of Muslim rooftop celebrations, but nothing resembling the scale of Trump’s claim.
NJ.com (http://bit.ly/1Pg3jvT) managed to turn up a retired on-duty cop from 9/11 who said he personally cleared a small rooftop Muslim celebration at 6 Tonnele Ave., as well as a few local residents who say they witnessed other small pockets of jubilant Muslims on John F. Kennedy Boulevard the morning of the attacks.
Retired police captain, Peter Gallagher, said of the 20 to 30-person rooftop celebration he cleared, that “Some men were dancing, some held kids on their shoulders. The women were shouting in Arabic and keening in the high-pitched wail of Arabic fashion. They were told to go back to their apartments since a crowd of non-Muslims was gathering on the sidewalk below and we feared for their safety.”
Tonnele Avenue residents Ron Knight, 56, and Carlos Ferran, 60, said they witnessed Muslims celebrating on John F. Kennedy Blvd.
“Some of them had their hands in the air. They were happy,” Ferran said.
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