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Afghan Suicide Bomber Kills Own Family
Google ^ | Oct 15, 2007 | AMIR SHAH, AP

Posted on 10/15/2007 10:54:34 AM PDT by RDTF

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A mother who tried to stop her son from carrying out a suicide bomb attack triggered an explosion in the family's home in southern Afghanistan that killed the would-be bomber, his mother and three siblings, police said Monday.

The would-be bomber had been studying at a madrassa, or religious school, in Pakistan, and when he returned to his home in Uruzgan province over the weekend announced that he planned to carry out a suicide attack, Interior Ministry spokesman Zemeri Bashary said.

Surviving family members told police that the suicide vest exploded during a struggle between the mother and her son, said Juma Gul Himat, Uruzgan's police chief. The man's brother and two sisters were also killed.

Family members said the would-be bomber gave his family $3,600 before telling them he intended to carry out the attack, Himat said.

Bashary said the explosion happened on Sunday, but Himat said it occurred on Monday morning. It was not clear why the two accounts differed.

In a second accidental explosion, another would-be bomber killed himself Friday in Paktika province when he tried to take off the bomb vest he was wearing and it exploded, Bashary said. The man told authorities he had been instructed by his handlers in Pakistan to launch a suicide attack, but changed his mind when he saw people praying in a mosque.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: darwin; darwinaward; homicidebomber; islam; madrassas; suicidebomber; workaccident
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1 posted on 10/15/2007 10:54:36 AM PDT by RDTF
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To: RDTF

Making the family a recipient of Darwin Awards would not be fair here.


2 posted on 10/15/2007 10:56:13 AM PDT by eyedigress
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To: RDTF
The Ultimate Darwin Candidate

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

3 posted on 10/15/2007 10:56:25 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: RDTF

Inadvertent explosive device.......


4 posted on 10/15/2007 10:56:34 AM PDT by b4its2late (~ This Tagline Intentionally Left Blank ~)
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They blow up so fast..


5 posted on 10/15/2007 10:57:07 AM PDT by Michael Barnes
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To: RDTF

The mother was a saint.


6 posted on 10/15/2007 10:57:17 AM PDT by wastedyears (I don't wanna grow up, help : /)
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To: RDTF

The only religion I know of that tells its adherents it’s okay to kill yourself as long as you take other people with you......


7 posted on 10/15/2007 10:57:49 AM PDT by Red Badger ( We don't have science, but we have consensus.......)
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To: wastedyears

For whatever reason, at least she wasn’t like those Palestinian mothers.


8 posted on 10/15/2007 10:59:00 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: wastedyears
The mother was a saint.

Indeed.

9 posted on 10/15/2007 10:59:47 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler ("A person's a person no matter how small." -Dr. Seuss)
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To: RDTF
The would-be bomber had been studying at a madrassa, or religious school, in Pakistan, and when he returned to his home in Uruzgan province over the weekend announced that he planned to carry out a suicide attack,

This is an extreme example of the end result of school indoctrination. What's happening in our schools here is the same, only to a lesser degree (it's fatal, but takes longer).

10 posted on 10/15/2007 11:00:03 AM PDT by Disambiguator (Political Correctness is criminal insanity writ large.)
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To: RDTF

Wipe out your own gene pool.


11 posted on 10/15/2007 11:00:43 AM PDT by Sword_Svalbardt (Sword Svalbardt)
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To: RDTF
"Give me that #@*% vest, brat!" "No, mother!" "I said give it to me!" BOOM!!!

End of argument.

12 posted on 10/15/2007 11:01:52 AM PDT by Theresawithanh (FRED!)
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To: RDTF

They should spread the word about this incident throughout Afghanistan. Demonize this POS, and the next POS will think twice.


13 posted on 10/15/2007 11:04:00 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: RDTF

I WONDER IF THEY WILL WANT THEIR $3,600 BACK


14 posted on 10/15/2007 11:04:15 AM PDT by READINABLUESTATE ("life is dangerous")
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To: RDTF; Seadog Bytes; reagan_fanatic; bitt; Hi Heels; PhilDragoo; ntnychik; Millee; phantomworker; ...

15 posted on 10/15/2007 11:04:43 AM PDT by Lady Jag (I dreamed I surfed all day in my monthly donor wonder bra - https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate)
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To: RDTF
The would-be bomber had been studying at a madrassa, or religious school, in Pakistan

That's no surprise. Pakistan has over sixty five thousand madrassas! I saw that on a FOX News special over 3 years ago. God only knows how many they have by now.

Kids as young as 5 are started out being taught hate and are so brainwashed by the time they're teens that they are completely possessed by demons. The western world is in for a rough time ahead when, like this kid, they get old enough to carry out suicide attacks. Fortunately he killed 5 of them and not us. We won't always be that lucky though.

17 posted on 10/15/2007 11:08:25 AM PDT by NRA2BFree (Some elected people are alive only because it's illegal to kill them!!!)
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To: eyedigress; goldstategop
Making the family a recipient of Darwin Awards would not be fair here.

No, but HE is absolutely the ultimate Darwin Award winner, because he not only took his own genes out of circulation, but lots of very closely related genes. Hence we, the survivors, are FAR, FAR better off.

That said, and all black humor aside, it seems that at least the guy's mother was decent enough to try to stop him. To the extent that any member of his family was innocent in the matter, this is a true tragedy.

18 posted on 10/15/2007 11:09:08 AM PDT by Ancesthntr
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To: eyedigress

Nothing like the real law of Darwin:

“The removal of the weak, dangerous and mentally ill from the shallow end of the Human Genome Pool.”


19 posted on 10/15/2007 11:09:32 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (("Ron Paul and his flaming antiwar spam monkeys can Kiss my Ass!!"- Jim Robinson, Sept, 30, 2007))
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To: eyedigress

Poof goes the gene pool. Good riddance.


21 posted on 10/15/2007 11:12:10 AM PDT by jslade (The beatings well cease when morale improves!)
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To: beaversmom

Oh really? She sent her kid to a brainwashing school, knowing exactly what he was going to learn there- then chickens out- and she’s a saint?
Their ‘religion’ killed them all.


22 posted on 10/15/2007 11:12:51 AM PDT by ClearBlueSky (Whenever someone says it's not about Islam-it's about Islam. Jesus loves you, Allah wants you dead!)
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To: RDTF
I'm sure that Mohammed was visited by an angel bringing light.
23 posted on 10/15/2007 11:13:39 AM PDT by Aquinasfan (When you find "Sola Scriptura" in the Bible, let me know)
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To: Ancesthntr

They always send the innocent, never the mad Mullahs.


24 posted on 10/15/2007 11:13:56 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (Staying home or voting 3rd Party, Elects Hillary!)
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To: Ancesthntr

Perhaps they should have stopped the child before he started attending the indoctrination facilities in the first place. Monsters like this are created over a period of years.

How many times did Momma pat him on the head and tell him how proud she was when he did well in his school work? Then she gets all upset when it is time to take the Final Exam.


25 posted on 10/15/2007 11:14:15 AM PDT by gridlock (C'mon people now / Smile on your Brother / Everybody get together / Try to love one anoth-kaBOOM!)
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To: RDTF

A few less suicide bombers in the world.
Maybe this will make some of the hate-filled death cult members think. But I doubt it.


26 posted on 10/15/2007 11:14:42 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: RDTF
A mother who tried to stop her son from carrying out a suicide bomb attack triggered an explosion in the family's home in southern Afghanistan that killed the would-be bomber, his mother and three siblings, police said Monday.

Must...not...comment...on the tragedy or merit of this event...

27 posted on 10/15/2007 11:16:25 AM PDT by Sender (Can I just post until I need glasses?)
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To: RDTF

This story is sad...

Maybe other young wana-be homicide bombers will think twice...

Maybe alla really doesnt wont”infidels” dead...


28 posted on 10/15/2007 11:16:45 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: RDTF

What goes around comes around. However, it was at the expense of a mother and three of her children. How can ANYONE look at this without condemnation? Boggles the mind. These people are truly out of their minds.


29 posted on 10/15/2007 11:21:25 AM PDT by cubreporter (Rush has done more for this country than any of us will ever know and is STILL wowing us!!!)
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To: RDTF

Must...not...giggle...


30 posted on 10/15/2007 11:21:55 AM PDT by Chasaway (Anything not worth doing is not worth doing well.)
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To: Ancesthntr
That said, and all black humor aside, it seems that at least the guy's mother was decent enough to try to stop him.

That was the reason for my post. It seems he was indoctrinated and but not everyone. That being said, it is better his own family suffers than a completely unknown civil center.

31 posted on 10/15/2007 11:24:04 AM PDT by eyedigress
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To: eyedigress

Oops </i>


32 posted on 10/15/2007 11:25:04 AM PDT by eyedigress
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To: RDTF

Does he get the virgins under the circumstances?


33 posted on 10/15/2007 11:27:48 AM PDT by elhombrelibre (RUN Paul - a man proudly putting al Qaeda's interest ahead of America's.)
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To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged

The hate-filled bastards should stop bringing up their kids as hate-filled bastards who blow themselves up along with Jews and Christians. If the parents encourage it, or allow it, they are as guilty.


34 posted on 10/15/2007 11:29:29 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: RDTF
“...announced that he planned to carry out a suicide attack...”

Sounds like the Pakistanis need to take these adolescent “cries for help” more seriously. I mean, isn’t this the type of ‘suicide’ warning we always heard about growing up? /sarc

35 posted on 10/15/2007 11:33:37 AM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Liberals are blind. They are the dupes of Leftists who know exactly what they're doing.)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Allah must be greatly honored by such sacrifices made in his name.


36 posted on 10/15/2007 11:38:35 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: RDTF
In a second accidental explosion, another would-be bomber killed himself Friday in Paktika province when he tried to take off the bomb vest he was wearing and it exploded, Bashary said.

This one did not kill himself. This one was killed by his supervisor with a back-up detonator.

Some of these "suicides" are probably not suicides at all. If somebody points a gun at you and straps a bomb to your chest, which will explode if you try to remove it, it is hard to call the explosion a completely voluntary act.

37 posted on 10/15/2007 11:43:02 AM PDT by gridlock (C'mon people now / Smile on your Brother / Everybody get together / Try to love one anoth-kaBOOM!)
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To: RDTF
Not for the family, but for the would-be terrorist are these appropriate:

Jeff Dunham and Walter talk suicide bombers

Jeff Dunham and Achmed the Dead Terrorist

If you haven't seen these, you really should.
38 posted on 10/15/2007 11:49:08 AM PDT by Rastus
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To: RDTF
I'll point out that this young student from Uruzgan province - one of the poorest areas of Afghanistan - gave his family a packet of cash worth four times the average Afghanistani's salary before he blew himself up.

It is so painfully obvious that "jihad" is not a spontaneous movement, but a program heavily funded by outsiders.

39 posted on 10/15/2007 11:50:11 AM PDT by wideawake (Why is it that so many self-proclaimed "Constitutionalists" know so little about the Constitution?)
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To: RDTF
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40 posted on 10/15/2007 11:50:11 AM PDT by Dick Vomer (liberals suck....... but it depends on what your definition of the word "suck" is.,)
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To: Rastus

I haven’t watched this in full, so I hope there isn’t anything appropriate, but more Dunham and Achmed.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=1uwOL4rB-go


41 posted on 10/15/2007 11:53:24 AM PDT by Rastus
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To: Michael Barnes

BwwhhahahaHAHAHahhahaa.... that was SO cold and yet SO hilarious...... HHHAHAHahahhahahaaa.....


42 posted on 10/15/2007 11:53:26 AM PDT by Hi Heels (Cleverly disguised as a responsible adult)
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To: Rastus

INappropriate, but I guess the original sentence is better. Heh.


43 posted on 10/15/2007 11:54:08 AM PDT by Rastus
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To: eyedigress
That being said, it is better his own family suffers than a completely unknown civil center.

Agreed, esp. as: 1) His own family has to share at least some small portion of the blame (unless he had such genetic/chemical imbalances in his brain that no upbringing would have stopped this) and 2) It is likely that more people would have died and been injured had he gotten to his intended target.

Chalk up another victory for the ROP.

44 posted on 10/15/2007 11:54:15 AM PDT by Ancesthntr
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To: gridlock

I can’t entirely disagree - unless there was a real genetic/chemical imbalance problem that wouldn’t have prevented it no matter what his upbringing, then the family (esp. mamma) has some blame. Still, she tried to stop him. She at least partially redeemed herself by that act (assuming the testimony is true).


45 posted on 10/15/2007 11:57:01 AM PDT by Ancesthntr
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To: elhombrelibre
Does he get the virgins under the circumstances?

Yea, but Mom is there watching . . .
46 posted on 10/15/2007 11:57:14 AM PDT by BraveMan
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To: RDTF
The would-be bomber had been studying at a madrassa...

The homework load from the madrassa can be deadly.

47 posted on 10/15/2007 11:59:08 AM PDT by 6SJ7
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To: RDTF

Our deviate kids get a gun and go to their HS to freak out. Theirs, call it religious fervor and take out a bus load of other kids or the village market place.


48 posted on 10/15/2007 11:59:38 AM PDT by SMARTY ("Stay together, pay the soldiers and forget everything else." Lucius Septimus Severus)
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To: RDTF

So, anyway, what did they end up doing with the $3,600?


49 posted on 10/15/2007 12:02:51 PM PDT by freedomson (Tagline comment removed by moderator)
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To: RDTF

Premature Jihadulation!!!


50 posted on 10/15/2007 12:04:19 PM PDT by mo
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