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Waiting for the backlash against the US heroes who saved lives on French train

 How inspiring to read of the heroic actions of the three young Americans, Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler, on a train in France (Irish Examiner, August 21). By overpowering a heavily armed Islamist gunman they saved many lives.

However, given that Spencer and Alek are both serving members of the US armed forces, I wonder how long it will take Amnesty International or some other self-appointed human rights group, to start complaining that the brave lads used “excessive force” ? 

Or, that they failed to protect the gunman’s right to privacy by not preventing the other passengers from filming his capture?

Karl Martin

Bayside Walk


Dublin 13


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