Skip to comments.‘Hell Beyond Hell’ in Syria: Pregnant Women & Children as Target Practice?
Posted on 10/19/2013 12:46:24 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
Tim Montgomerie has a horrifying story in the London Times about women and children being targeted in Syria:
David Nott, who has just spent five weeks volunteering in a Syrian hospital, said that he and his despairing colleagues started to notice a disturbing pattern among the women and children who were being shot as they ran the daily gauntlet across a divided zone to buy food and supplies in a major city.
One day it would be shots to the groin. The next, it would only be the left chest. The day after, we would see no chest wounds; they were all neck [wounds], he said in an interview with The Times. From the first patients that came in in the morning, you could almost tell what you would see for the rest of the day. It was a game. We heard the snipers were winning packets of cigarettes for hitting the correct number of targets.
He said local rumours suggested that the snipers were mercenaries from China and Azerbaijan, working for the Assad regime. This cannot be verified.
Mr Nott has been volunteering as an emergency surgeon in war zones in countries such as Bosnia, Libya, Chad, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo for the past 20 years. However, he said that Syria was the only place in which he had witnessed civilians, and in particular pregnant women, being targeted.
On one day, more than half a dozen pregnant women were caught in sniper fire. On another day, two consecutive patients were heavily pregnant women. Both survived but their babies were dead on arrival.
In one case, a baby had a bullet in its brain. The women were all shot through the uterus, so that must have been where they were aiming for. I cant even begin to tell you how awful it was. Usually, civilians are caught in the crossfire. This is the first time Ive ever seen anything like this. This was deliberate. It was hell beyond hell.
I like the press speculation that it MUST be Assad, and blithely ignoring the al-qeada affiliated terrorists in Syria for whom this is part and parcel.
Has anyone noticed that Obama never has any comment about Christians’ being murdered?
I’m not ready to read this story. The headline is grim enough in my mind this close to bedtime. Bastante ,hasta la Manana! Enough horror.
Obama’s ineptitude has emboldened all the crazed murderers.
That is exactly right. America is a laughingstock under the African communist scumbag Ubama. He'll deal with this silly Syrian stuff some other time - - right now he's at war with tea party patriots and conservatives who want to save the nation from him and his ilk.
>>>He said local rumours suggested that the snipers were mercenaries from China and Azerbaijan, working for the Assad regime. This cannot be verified.<<<
Wag the Dog.
Obama’s Al Quaida.
It’s coming straight out of the oval office.
Which PR firm concocted this one I wonder.
Has anyone verified that this is actually happening?
>> I like the press speculation that it MUST be Assad
It’s the anti-Assad contingent that’s responsible. Only an honest idiot would think otherwise.
Lol, “honest idiot”.
As opposed to the press.
My thoughts exactly. Seems to be a crueler version of the gas attacks with all those ‘dead’ children.
I guess in order to be sure, one would have to know the religion of the victims.
Really? are they feeding them into a plastic shredder feet first too? You know, like Qusay Hussein used to do. Oh wait, he never really did that. It was all just war propaganda spread by the US government to justify their war for petrodollar hegemony.
Glad you picked that up. The press knowingly lies.
Yes, and all too often.
They have forgotten what they exist for.
There is power in telling the facts, the truth, and letting people decide for themselves.
The press threw that away in exchange for a false power as a nattering lapdog of ideology driven “opinion shaping” and false narratives.
Wonder what it would take for them to figure out just how bought and paid for in the red light district they are?
One of their own to be devoured by the regime for accidentally doing real journalism?
Yes, a mindless conduit for the Marxist regime.
Yeah, yeah yeah. We heard the same stories about the evil Serbs in Sarajevo.
Both abroad and at home.
When is the last time anyone outside of Freerepublic said anything about Bengahzi??
Welcome to Moslem land...they did the same in Lebanon in 1975 — of course - no one reads history anymore - so that probably escaped common view...also, Iraq the same...I watched children and woman float down the Euphrates - especially after a Sunni attack on a Shia village or vice versa....that’s all they know - violence! It’s what the Koran teaches Moslems - it’s what clerics preach daily in mosques around the world...violence on non-believers - violence on their own to gain power - do as the self-appointed Mohammed did — violence - violence - violence....and oh, forget about personal responsibility - blame it on Allah if something works or not!
I basically thing this is leftie BS but even if not why would we not be thinking it is the rebels doing this - look what these Al Qaeda ars#holes did in Kenya last week - they don’t care who they kill as long as they cause fear and terror!
They look at us with jealousy, pathological hatred, and murderous rage because internet journalists are doing the jobs they were supposed to do, doing said job better, and eating into their revenue while reducing their propaganda receiving population.
Hence the “law” defining “journalist” as whatever..Obama says it is.
You mean islamics are savages
This is not Assad's responsibility.
For the most part, it is not even Syrian.
Even in the insane world that is the Middle East, people don't do this kind of thing to their own people.
This is being done by the international group of sadistic psychopathic al Qaeda foreign Jihadis recruited from a large number of Muslim countries to wage Jihad against the secular government in Syria and convert the country into a Sharia State.
The Jihadi are recruited by the Muslim Clerics in their respective countries with promises that if they go fight Jihad they can win power, high positions, money and women in the country they go to fight in.
A lot of these Al Qaeda foreigners now operating in Syria are the same bunch of sadists who were running wild in Iraq and terrorizing the Iraqi People in their attempt to take control of Iraq.
These Al Qaeda were amazingly brutal, even by Middle East standards and they wished to gain power and control in Iraq over the native Iraqi citizens. The atrocities they committed against the Iraqi and the terror they inflicted on the Iraqis people to wrest control from the traditional tribal leaders angered and frightened them so badly the Iraqis stopped fighting their war with the United States and teamed up with Gen Patraeus to kill the Al Qaeda or drive them from Iraq.
Syria was Al Qaeda’s staging ground for it's operations in Iraq, so the Al Qaeda foreign terrorists that escaped fled back Syria along the same rat lines they used to infiltrate their way in.
Now these displaced foreign Al Qaeda psycos form the nucleus of the “Syrian” fighters opposing Assad and they are trying to take over Syria using the same strategy of using atrocity and terror to intimidate and conquer the locals that they used in their unsuccessful bid to try to take over in Iraq.
these are moslems fighting each other
no way is the morality of Catholicism applicable here
it is the devil’s bailiwick
Saddams sons did so put people in wood chippers
they were sadists and devil worshippers
...and Obama is arming them.
If Obama had a rebel army.
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