What We Know About Attack at Muhammad Cartoon Contest

Texas police shot dead two gunmen who opened fire outside of a "Draw Muhammad" contest organized in the town of Garland on Sunday. Police in Garland, Texas, said Monday that the two attackers used assault rifles. Officer Joe Harn, a police spokesman said they drove up to an entrance that was blocked by a squad car, got out and started shooting. The inaugural Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest offered a $10,000 prize for cartoons of the Islamic prophet — depictions that are considered blasphemous by many Muslims around the world. About 200 people attended. Among the speakers present was outspoken anti-Muslim Dutch politician Geert Wilders, who later tweeted a picture of himself in front of what he called a "SWAT team" of armed police officers.



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