Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Urges Citizens To Remain ‘Vigilant’ For More Bombs
Republican Governor of Texas Greg Abbott told state residents to remain vigilant after the death of the Austin bombing suspects, because authorities are unsure if other explosive devices are still in circulation.
“Two very important things before we can put this to rest. One is, we don’t know if there are any other bombs out there and if so, how many and where they may be. Because this individual maybe by mail or placement or whatever the case may be, have put other bombs out there. So everyone needs to be remaining vigilant to make sure that they don’t pick up a package that could blow up,” Abbott said on “Fox & Friends” Wednesday. “Second, very importantly, we need to go throughout the day to make sure that we rule out whether or not there was anybody else involved in this process.”
Abbott said authorities are still gathering evidence and investigating, but would not rule out the crimes as an act of terrorism.
“Well, the definition of a terrorist is more the mind-set of the person who committed the crime. Was his goal to terrorize or did he have some other type of agenda? Obviously there was terror,” Abbott concluded. “What we need to find out and I think we will find out is, did he have a different agenda that he was trying to achieve other than terror? And that we don’t know yet. But clearly there was terrorism that was stoked.”