Skip to comments.Killers may have been duped
Posted on 07/17/2005 8:03:04 AM PDT by DogBarkTree
BRITISH police are considering the possibility that the four key suspects in last week's London attacks may have been tricked into setting off their bombs, a newspaper has reported.
"We do not have hard evidence that the men were suicide bombers," a Scotland Yard spokesman told The Sunday Telegraph. "It is possible that they did not intend to die." According to the paper, one police hypothesis is that the bombers were tricked by a "master" who told them they would have time to escape - when in fact the devices were set to go off immediately.
"The bombers' masters might have thought that they couldn't risk the four men being caught and spilling everything to British interrogators," an unnamed security official told the Telegraph.
Lending weight to the theory is the fact that all four men had paid up their parking tickets before boarding a train at Luton for King's Cross, and that they all bought return tickets to the capital.
Moreover, the paper said, the men were carrying their explosives inside rucksacks, as opposed to strapped to their bodies as is common practice among suicide bombers.
None were reported to have cried "Allah Akbar" (God is Greatest) before setting off their charge - something which most Middle Eastern suicide bombers do.
Of course, of course.
And, by George W. Bush.
It's all his, and Israel's fault.
"We do not have hard evidence that the men were suicide bombers,"
I need an asprin.
Hard to believe...
Did you actually read the article? It is a fascinating theory.
They may have been "duped" into killing THEMSELVES, but they had every intention of killing the people who mattered. I urge EVERY Muslim to strap explosives to him- or herself and go to some isolated spot and detonate them. Just don't hurt any humans in the process.
The duping began when they could read, write and comprehend the CULTure.
If true, this tactic is unlikely to work next time around. I'm glad the papers put this story out.
Man, if you can't trust your neighborhood bomb maker, who can you trust?
I would like to urge every muslim to strap on an ALLAH VEST and set it off in their favorite crowed mosque so everyone gets their virgins at the same time.
They all still had our death and destruction in their minds. It was only the final cost that hadn't yet been determined.
So, they intended to kill, but not to die. I guess the joke's on them, huh?
DO AS THE LIBS DO...JUST BLAME BUSH!
I have no problem with the theory but the young and the stupid will write it off as Jew/Bush lies.
They're using the same tactic in Iraq because they have a shortage of "volunteers". These 4 dupes should have
read a newspaper freeped every once in a while.
Didn't the backpack bombs have timers? Why go to that effort if the lads could simply push a button to set off the bombs? The cops have something here.
So some loza expecting 70-odd virgins in the next instant wasn't duped?
If that was true, imagine what the last bomber (on the bus) must have been thinking--was he trying to disarm his bomb? Was he terrified it would go off in his lap?
Or was he just trying to find a good secondary target (since he had been routed away from the subway) and so he got on a crowded bus instead?
(That last seems to suggest that he knew he was a bomber, and was looking for a good secondary target.)
To deceive the "lads".
Frankly, if that's the case, better we let them die if we can't stop them first.
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