Skip to comments.At least 175 dead in huge Iraq suicide blasts
Posted on 08/14/2007 3:53:04 PM PDT by Fred Nerks
At least 175 people were killed when three suicide bombers driving fuel tankers attacked a northern Iraqi town which is home to an ancient minority sect, in one of the worst single incidents in the four-year-old war.
Iraqi army Captain Mohammad al-Jaad said at least another 200 people were wounded in the bombings in separate Yazidi neighbourhoods in the town of Kahtaniya, west of Mosul.
Police say it appeared three bombers driving separate tankers attacked Yazidi sect members in different neighbourhoods in Mosul, 390 kilometres north of Baghdad, detonating their vehicles in quick succession.
Yazidis are members of a pre-Islamic Kurdish sect and live in northern Iraq and Syria.
Yazidis in Iraq say they have faced discrimination because the chief angel they venerate as a manifestation of God is often identified as the fallen angel Satan in biblical terminology.
Yazidis say they suffered massacres during the secular rule of Saddam Hussein.
Already extensively discussed here:
The true face of Islam, “religion of peace”
Absolutely appalling, there are no words for such evil....
The media is not picking up on this.
thanks, I did a search but nothing came up...
search like this:
where “175” was the most unique “word” in the title
Ah, the Democrats will love this. The deaths they have been hoping for. I almost said praying.
Deaths meet Democratic approval. If you think not, when will they denounce the attacks?
These must have been massive explosions to kill 175 and wound 200 others.
How could anyone ever doubt their claim of being a 'Religion of Reace'?(sarcasm)
“There is the sun and moon in the sky and like the planets there are seven angels in heaven and they are respected by God,” said Baba Sheikh Khurto Hajji Ismail, the religious leader of the community.
“Malak Taus is one of them. He is an angel,” said the bearded old man. “The other angels asked him, ‘why don’t you bow before Adam and Eve,’ and he said, ‘Adam is made of mud and we are angels formed of the spiritual light.’”
Unfortunately for Yazidis, in the other revealed religions, the chief of the angels was cast out of heaven and was known as Lucifer — which gave rise to the claim the Yazidis worship the devil — something they hotly dispute.
Their mythology says they are descended only from Adam, because his immaculately conceived son ( named Jar because the myth siad he was born of Adams seed only kept in a sacred vessel and conceived with God) mated with a Houri ( angelic virgin) to be the prodginators of their race.
Hardly Islamic. The Yazidis also like the USA and Israel. They can be extreme in the preservation of their caste system, just like Democrats are who kill people like Vince Foster.
“..kept in a sacred vessel and conceived with God) mated with a Houri ( angelic virgin) to be the prodginators of their race.”
Looks like some kind of plagiarism by someone who never got the real story and then started to improvise. Not very original, in my opinion.
The victims were Yazidis, a pre-Islamic religion among some Kurds. They are enemies of Islam since the beginning.
They’re scared of addressing this issue or they wish to wait so they too can help chop off our heads.
Ah, you , the eternal , narrow minded skeptic?
Comparative religion is not one of your strengths, my apologies for omitting the reference ( yawn.)