Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Bombing Markets in Shia Neighborhoods

I wonder if we'll see this story on Dahr Jamail or Uruknet. Do people ask why they murder women and children? Do people wonder why markets in Sunni Arab neighborhoods are not bombed like this? Would that be too 'sectarian'??

Iraq car bomb kills 25, politicians deadlocked

'BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb in a busy Baghdad market killed 25 people and wounded 60 on Tuesday, while parliament adjourned without any action on constitutional reforms aimed at stopping sectarian violence.

The bombing at a popular outdoor market in southwestern Amil was Baghdad's worst car bombing since 35 people died on May 6 in nearby Bayaa, another Shi'ite district repeatedly targeted in attacks blamed on Sunni Islamist al Qaeda.'

Massive Car Bomb Destroys Baghdad Market

Baghdad, IRAQ: An Iraqi holds the body of a child killed in a massive car bomb which tore through a market in the flashpoint Baghdad district of Amil, 22 May 2007. Initial reports put the number of dead at 24 and 39 wounded, the vast majority of which were women and children.

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