* Â But it wasn’t Muslims who did this, Muslims wouldn’t do these things! Â None of this has anything to do with islam either, what are you: someÂ kindÂ of Islamophobe?
“Bomb in Baghdad strikes Shiite pilgrims, kills 6,” by Sinan Salaheddin forÂ Associated Press, hat tip JW
BAGHDAD â€“ Iraqi police and hospital officials say a car bombing targeting Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad has killed six people and wounded 11 others.The officials say the parked car exploded at about 9 a.m. Saturday near minibuses assembled to pick up pilgrims in the city’s mainly Shiite district of Shaab….
Several bombings in recent days have targeted Shiites heading to Karbala for a major religious festival. U.S. and Iraqi troops have stepped up security measures for the pilgrimage but the hundreds of thousands of travelers remain vulnerable on the road.