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Trump again calls for using pig’s blood to deter Islamic terrorists, after Spain attacks

Hours after a deadly terror attack struck Barcelona, Spain, US President Donald Trump took to Twitter suggesting Islamic terrorists should be executed with bullets soaked in pig’s blood.

The tweet, which referenced a disredited stort of a 20th century event, read: “Study what General Pershing of the United States did to terrorists when caught. There was no more Radical Islamic Terror for 35 years!”

This is not the first time Trump has made reference to the false story from the Moro rebellion in the Philippines between 1901 and 1913. While on the campaign trail in February last year, Trump used the same story at a rally in South Carolina.

Historians have discredited the story.

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