Canadian citizen Ftouhi identified as Michigan airport terror suspect
The man who stabbed a policeman at a Michigan airport in a suspected terrorist attack on Wednesday has been identified as 49-year-old Canadian Amor Ftouhi. Witnesses said he shouted "allahu akbar" before stabbing the officer. Ftouhi, who entered the US on June 16, was reportedly not on any FBI watch list. Officials said they believe the attack outside the TSA screening area of Bishop International Airport was an isolated incident. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police searched Ftouhi's apartment in Montreal at the FBI's request on Wednesday evening.
"We’re seeking search warrants for electronic media, for his vehicle," Detroit FBI Special Agent David Gelios said, adding "We have no information to suggest a wider plot". Ftouhi was born in Tunis, according to the suspect's page on Facebook.