Iraq: Sunni Holy Man Takes Out 53 Shiiite Pilgrims Near Basra

At least he wore a uniform:

BAGHDAD / WaPo— A suicide bomber detonated himself among a group of Shiite pilgrims Saturday morning near the southern Iraqi city of Basra, killing  53 in the latest attack against Shiite civilians walking to shrines in recent days, according to security officials.

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The blast, which injured another 80, comes as sectarian tensions already are rising in Iraq amid a national political crisis between Shiite and Sunni leaders and previous bombings in both Shiite and Sunni areas. (More)

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  1. The Religion of Peace strikes again!

    Only 53 killed and 80 wounded this time.

    This is an ideology of death and murder. Suicide is fine, as long as you take many others with you.

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