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Afghan laborer recalls rage as he tried to save charred Korans
yahoo.com ^ | 2/23/12 | Hamid Shalizi/reuters

Posted on 02/23/2012 1:13:30 PM PST by ColdOne

BAGRAM, Afghanistan (Reuters) - In a small room near NATO's sprawling Bagram Airbase, Sayed Jamil fumes as he remembers how three U.S. soldiers ignored the pleas of fellow laborers not to burn dozens of copies of the Koran, the Muslim holy book.

Jamil, 22, was with other workers at a disposal centre inside the base when a woman and two men, wearing U.S. military uniforms, arrived on Monday in a truck piled with religious material and books.

While the vehicle was stopped at the centre gate, another laborer named Wali glanced in the back and saw the Korans, which the Americans dumped into an oven.

The burning of the holy books lasted just five minutes, but that short action could complicate U.S.-led efforts to pacify Afghanistan before NATO combat troops leave at the end of 2014.

"I was ready to shed my blood and kill them or be killed," Jamil told Reuters, sitting in a heavy winter jacket, a checked scarf tied tight around his neck.

The laborers, after learning from Wali what was in the truck, rushed to the oven to stop what NATO has called a tragic blunder. Their account could not be independently verified, but was backed by local Afghan police and officials.

"We told the driver they were all religious materials and asked why they were burning them. The Americans said they were materials from prisons and they had orders to dispose of them," Jamil said.

The men plunged their hands into the oven to try to save the texts, some burning their fingers and hands as they pulled eight Koran copies from the fire, he said.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: koranimals
"The boys gathered and started shouting 'Allah u Akbar' (God is Greatest), clutching fragments of burning text to their chests," he said. "The truck fled the site with almost half the books still inside.

GOOD FRICKEN GRIEF...next film of the said burning.? Amazing how this happens and takes over the MSM news cycle, how convenient for 0.

1 posted on 02/23/2012 1:13:34 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

Cry me a river.


2 posted on 02/23/2012 1:16:00 PM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: ColdOne

It is time to pull all troops out of the middle east. If the Russians for Chinese want that hell hole, let them have it.


3 posted on 02/23/2012 1:16:38 PM PST by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: ColdOne

AMERICAN GI RECALLS RAGE AS HE TRIED TO SAVE MURDERED COMRADES


4 posted on 02/23/2012 1:16:38 PM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: ColdOne

I hope the Marines find him, capture him, tie him to a chair and force feed him bacon.


5 posted on 02/23/2012 1:16:47 PM PST by InsidiousMongo
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To: ColdOne

Ironically burning is one of the acceptable methods of destroying these hate filled books.


6 posted on 02/23/2012 1:17:40 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: ColdOne

Lots of inbreeding.


7 posted on 02/23/2012 1:18:13 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: ColdOne

It was horrible. It was like watching a baby being aborted. It was like watching a woman being stoned to death. It was like.....well, you get the idea.......


8 posted on 02/23/2012 1:18:58 PM PST by NurdlyPeon (Feels good to use the word "Sarah" in my tag line again.)
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To: ColdOne
Through jamil and direct from the prince of lies... and jamil needs a 7.62mm NATO 147gr FMJ right between his lying eyes.

LLS

9 posted on 02/23/2012 1:20:47 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (Hey repubic elite scumbags... jam mitt up your collective arses!)
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To: ColdOne

“The men plunged their hands into the oven ..”

The ignorant can be taught and the stupid can be led, but there’s no cure for crazy.
(Besides overwhelming firepower.)


10 posted on 02/23/2012 1:21:37 PM PST by tumblindice (He walks, he talks, he crawls on his belly like a reptile--The Fake American President)
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To: NurdlyPeon

A woman being stoned is a good time for them, not a bad thing.


11 posted on 02/23/2012 1:21:55 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: ColdOne

I wonder how many copies of the Koran were destroyed by the 9-11 hijackers?


12 posted on 02/23/2012 1:24:54 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: ColdOne
The men plunged their hands into the oven to try to save the texts, some burning their fingers and hands as they pulled eight Koran copies from the fire

Gonna make it harder to didle those virgins with burnt fingers but climb right in and we'll have a good start. ;-)

13 posted on 02/23/2012 1:25:09 PM PST by rhombus
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To: ColdOne
"I was ready to shed my blood and kill them or be killed," Jamil told Reuters

Yet Jamil failed to save many of the Korans from the incinerator.

For that offense, Jamil needs to be killed.

And if Jamil is still alive as of this posting, then those Muslims who are keeping Jamil alive need to be killed too.

And the city that is housing the Muslims that are keeping Jamil alive must be completely destroyed and all its inhabitants killed.

And the country that houses the city that houses the Muslims that are keeping Jamil alive needs to be eradicated and all its inhabitants beheaded, butchered, and burned.

Ah, hell, can we just nuke Afghanistan back into the Stone Age already?

Please...?

14 posted on 02/23/2012 1:25:52 PM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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Hey, Jamil ! Note that the koran is now available in 2-Ply;


15 posted on 02/23/2012 1:26:17 PM PST by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

burning humans is just fine of course.


16 posted on 02/23/2012 1:26:52 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: ColdOne
Like the N. Vietnamese, the Afghans have learned how to manipulate the US media and put things in emotional, headline-bites.

Waiting for him to appear on CNN with....


17 posted on 02/23/2012 1:27:01 PM PST by PGR88
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To: ColdOne
I'll flush one down my toilet and then he can prove his dedication to Allah by jumping in the septic tank. Should be good for a few laughs... Maybe it will become a new sport, finding new a creative ways to endanger Korans and put Mooslims in kooky situations!
18 posted on 02/23/2012 1:27:06 PM PST by apillar
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To: ColdOne

Someone needs to put a bullet in Jamil’s head. I plan on buying some korans this weekend so I can burn them.. Photo’s will be posted,


19 posted on 02/23/2012 1:28:10 PM PST by coon2000 (Give me Liberty or give me death!)
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To: ColdOne
Question: How many of these Muzzies reacted the same way when those videos of the beheadings appeared? Of Nick Berg? Of the trucker? Of the countless other innocents that had their throats sliced like pigs then their spinal chords chopped in half while they drowned in their own blood? About our own troops having the skin of the back of their thighs ripped off, being dragged through the streets and burned to a crisp? About all the Christians and Jews that are butchered DAILY by Muslims?

What's that? Zero?? Zero Muslims have said anything?

That's right...ZERO!

And they have the GALL to complain about FREAKIN PAPER BEING BURNED?

And human excretement like this Leon Panetta gets upset when we "offend" these animals?? TAKES SIDES with these slimebags over our own troops? "Oh they peed on the corpses! I am outraged!"

Like I said many many times, ever since 911...

WHERE IS REAGAN WHEN YOU NEED HIM? LET THE MISSLES FLY! SHOULD HAVE BEEN DONE 9/12/2001!!

20 posted on 02/23/2012 1:33:06 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (How ironic that Ann Coulter should write a book called Treason.)
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To: ColdOne
The men plunged their hands into the oven to try to save the texts, some burning their fingers and hands as they pulled eight Koran copies from the fire

they could have just peed on the fire

21 posted on 02/23/2012 1:33:25 PM PST by drypowder
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To: ColdOne
"I was ready to shed my blood and kill them or be killed," Jamil told Reuters, sitting in a heavy winter jacket, a checked scarf tied tight around his neck.

So what happened, Jamil? Why are you still here? How many of them did you kill?

22 posted on 02/23/2012 1:40:10 PM PST by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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To: ColdOne

The Koran and Haditha are already used as kindling in Hell. Where’s the beef?


23 posted on 02/23/2012 1:46:04 PM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: coon2000
I downloaded a Koran and burned it to a cd, then set it on fire a couple of 9/11s ago. I got heck for it from some freepers when I posted these pics back then.


24 posted on 02/23/2012 1:46:14 PM PST by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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To: coon2000

Although it’s a terrible waste of good bacon, please be sure to wrap them in bacon with a dollop of dog shit added and douse them in liquid bacon grese before you set them afire. That way you give the Mudslimes proper respect.


25 posted on 02/23/2012 2:23:00 PM PST by libstripper
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To: Cyber Liberty

Pretty! (-:


26 posted on 02/23/2012 2:27:56 PM PST by MeganC (No way in Hell am I voting for Mitt Romney. Not now, not ever. Deal with it.)
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To: MeganC

Thank yew! I bet you are too! :^)


27 posted on 02/23/2012 2:42:34 PM PST by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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