David Letterman was threatened with death by al-Qaeda
Asia, 08/26/2012 06:50 pm
A site calling for Jihad asks his supporters to kill American television producer of David Letterman, saying he deserves to be cut because of language remarks on a terrorist leader, according to monitoring group SITE terrorist sites, quoted by CNN.
The author has posted the threat after Letterman joked on an al-Qaeda leader killed in Pakistan, according to SITE. Ilyas Kashmiri, described as a military organizer of the terrorist network, was killed in an attack by unmanned aircraft in June, said jihadist group at that time. Letterman made jokes about killing his finger and has passed through the right neck to show "how to kill", reads the message on jihadist website. He later said that Ilyas Kashmiri joined Osama bin Laden, who was murdered in Pakistan in early May, according to message posted Wednesday. "This despicable person of the fun of mujahedeen leaders," continued the message, which asks supporters to jihad he cut his tongue Letterman. An FBI spokesman said federal police consider the death threats. "The world after September 11, we take all threats seriously," said Peter Donald.