Thursday, January 20, 2011

They are cowards

They always have been. And they think they're going to heaven.

'No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks, but Iraqi officials said the blasts were likely the work of al-Qaida. "The attacks were expected, because this is the biggest annual commemoration, with the highest number of pilgrims," Hussein Sadhan, a member of Karbala's provincial council, told The New York Times. "We are expecting more attacks by al-Qaida because the pilgrims are open and easy to target and while al-Qaida is invisible."

...And in Baquba, three more people, including a female journalist, were killed in a car bomb today. "I heard a massive blast and suddenly, there was a rain of shrapnel falling from the sky," Murtada Aiseh, a government employee, told Agence France-Presse. "I woke up in the hospital and found my wife near my bed; she suffered injuries to her right hand." '


Ayrab Jayrab said...

more sectarian violence from anyone surprised?

Iraqi Mojo said...

It is not as shocking as it used to be.

Iraqi Mojo said...

'Bedhani rushed to help the wounded and saw pools of blood and the bodies of women and children.

"Oh God, it was unbearable," he said. "I would like to tell those terrorists something: The more you kill us, the more we will do our holy rituals."

Iraqi lawmaker Falah Naquib warned that the nation was facing a new campaign by Al Qaeda in Iraq and unknown forces from outside the country.'