I guess we need a template for these kind of events, then we Â just adjust the numbers to whatever the daily toll is….
“There’s still a tendency to see these things in Sunni-Shia terms. But the Middle East is going to have to overcome that.” – Condoleezza Rice,Â January 2007.
Twin blasts targeted pilgrims marking annual ceremony of Arbae’en near entrances to central shrine city of Karbala (Source)
Suicide bombers struck inside Iraq for the third day straight, killing 45 Shia pilgrims and wounding more than 150 as they marched from Baghdad to Karbala today.
TheÂ suicide bombers detonated cars packed with explosives at separate checkpoints outside the city of Karbala. “Two cars parked outside the checkpoints to the city exploded at the same time,” Mohammed al Moussawi, the chief of Karbala’s provincial council,Â toldÂ Reuters. (LWJ)
Watch out Â for the inevitable Â “nothing to do with Islam” claims, “real Muslims wouldn’t do a thing like that” apologies and anyhow, we all know it was da Jooozzz, the Mossad, Zionists (like me) and the big Satan, the Americans……
Attacker in Ambulance Kills 7 in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) â€” A suicide bomber driving an ambulance blasted a police compound northeast of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least seven people in the second major attack against Iraq’s security forces in as many days.
The blast in the eastern city of Baqouba occurred one day after a suicide bomber killed 65 people in a crowd of police recruits inÂ Saddam Hussein‘s hometown of Tikrit. The attacks shattered the relative calm following last month’s formation of a new government byÂ Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Â (New York Slimes)